Neural regulation of luteinizing hormone secretion in the rat.

@article{Kalra1983NeuralRO,
  title={Neural regulation of luteinizing hormone secretion in the rat.},
  author={Satya P. Kalra and Pushpa S. Kalra},
  journal={Endocrine reviews},
  year={1983},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={
          311-51
        }
}
I. Introduction Essentially, two modalities of luteinizing hormone (LH) secretion have been identified in the rat. The basal mode is characterized by episodic bursts of pituitary LH discharge whose frequency and amplitude may vary considerably during the day in male (1, 2) and according to different phases of the estrous cycle in female rats (4). This low level of pulsatile LH secretion is established early in the juvenile period (5). With advancing age, subtle and progressive disintegration of… 
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