Progesterone stimulation of in vitro GnRH release from the hypothalamus of the estrogen-primed, ovariectomized rat: serotoninergic role.

The ability of ovarian steroids to affect luteinizing hormone secretion is closely related to the influence of these steroids on the activities of several neurotransmitter systems within specific areas of the hypothalamus and associated brain areas. The purpose of this study was to characterize in vitro progestagenic effects on serotonin (5… CONTINUE READING