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bp0003rdr21 | Regulation of Gonadotrophin Secretion | REDR1994

Neurochemical identity of neurones expressing oestrogen and androgen receptors in sheep hypothalamus

Herbison AE

Gonadal steroids exert important feedback influences on hypothalamic neurones involved in regulating reproductive behaviour and pituitary hormone secretion. The recent development of antibodies specific for individual gonadal steroid receptors has been of great use in determining precisely which cells in the hypothalamus express androgen, oestrogen and progesterone receptors. In the sheep brain, both oestrogen and androgen receptor antibodies have been used successfully and th...