Distribution of luteinizing hormone releasing hormone in the canine hypothalamus: effect of castration and exogenous gonadal steroids.


The effect of exogenous gonadal steroids or orchidectomy on the distribution and concentration of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) in the hypothalamus of the dog was studied. Various hypothalamic area of the canine brain were extracted with 90% methanol and processed, and LHRH was assayed, using a specific radioimmunoassay. The highest… (More)


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