In vitro release of LHRH from the hypothalamus of female rats during prepubertal development.


In this study changes in serum FSH concentration, hypothalamic LHRH content and in vitro release of LHRH from hypothalami of female Wistar rats during prepubertal development are described. The concentration of FSH in serum was determined by radioimmunoassay. Extremely high levels (1.800 ng/ml) were found between 12 and 16 days of age. Thereafter, FSH… (More)