bp0016cpr1 | Development of The Follicleand Corpus Luteum | CPR2001
Barb C. R.
, Kraeling R. R.
, Rampacek G. B.
Nutritional signals are detected by the central nervous system (CNS) and
translated by the neuroendocrine system into signals that alter secretion of LH
and growth hormone (GH). Furthermore, these signals directly affect the
activity of the pituitary gland independently of CNS input. Insulin-like growth
factor I (IGF-I), insulin, leptin and specific metabolites, such as glucose and
free fatty acids (FFA)', are potential signals of the metabolic status to the