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Unformatted text preview: AN SC 300: Prelim 2 Review Neuro-endocrine regulation of reproduction (5) Onset of puberty (6) Introduction to reproductive cyclicity (7) Follicular phase of the estrous cycle (8) Oogenesis and follicular development (8) Ovulation and egg transport (8) Luteal phase of the estrous cycle (9) Estrous cycle regulation and ovulation control (9) Ch. 5 - Endocrinology Hormone classification by source GnRH: a hypothalamic hormone a decapeptide most important neuropeptide governing reproduction Pituitary hormones Anterior: FSH, LH, prolactin Posterior: oxytocin Gonadal hormones: produced by gonads Female: estrogen, progesterone, inhibin, oxytocin, relaxin, some testosterone Male: testosterone, estrogen, inhibin Uterine hormones: produced by uterus PGF 2 Placental hormones: produced by placenta estrogen, progesterone, eCG, hCG Hormone classification by mode of action Ch. 6 - Puberty Alpha-fetoprotein binds estradiol and prevents it from entering the hypothalamus-in males, testosterone enters hypothalamus, is converted to testosterone and defeminizes brain...
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