Control of GnRH secretion: one step back.

  • I. J. Clarke
  • Published 2011 in Frontiers in neuroendocrinology


The reproductive system is controlled by gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) secretion from the brain, which is finely modulated by a number of factors including gonadal sex steroids. GnRH cells do not express estrogen receptor α, but feedback is transmitted by neurons that are at least 'one step back' from the GnRH cells. Modulation by season, stress and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yfrne.2011.01.001


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