Novel substrates for, and sources of, progestogens for reproduction.

@article{Frye2011NovelSF,
  title={Novel substrates for, and sources of, progestogens for reproduction.},
  author={Cheryl Anne Frye},
  journal={Journal of neuroendocrinology},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={961-73}
}
Steroid hormones, such as progesterone, are typically considered to be primarily secreted by the gonads (albeit adrenals can also be a source) and to exert their actions through cognate intracellular progestin receptors (PRs). Through its actions in the midbrain ventral tegmental Area (VTA), progesterone mediates appetitive (exploratory, anxiety, social approach) and consummatory (social, sexual) aspects of rodents' mating behaviour. However, progesterone and its natural metabolites… CONTINUE READING

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