Lecture 10 - Gonadotropic HormonesFSH and LH Ovarian...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Gonadotropic Hormones—FSH and LH Ovarian Hormones—Estrogen and Progesterone Ovarian and Uterine Cycles Days of “Typical” 28 Day Cycle 1 to 3-7 3-7 to 13 (pre-ov) 14 15-27 (post-ov) 28 Anterior Pituitary X FSH (LH) LH (FSH) LH (FSH) X Ovary X Follicular Phase - Estrogen Ovulation Luteal Phase - Progesterone -Estrogen X Uterus Menstrual Flow Proliferative Phase Secretory Phase Blood Supply Cut off X=Hormone Levels Low LH Ovulation Trigger What causes “simple” menstrual cramps? --Prostaglandins are produced in the uterus during the muscle flow and causes the smooth muscle to contract Testis Seminiferous Tubules—Sperm bearing tubules—location where sperm is produced Epididymis—location where sperm is stored Vas Deferens—how sperm is transported Spermatogenesis : spermatogonia, primary spermatocyte, 2 secondary spermatocytes, 4 spermatids, 4 sperm
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Primary Spermatocyte --In the testis, the spermatogonia divide many times by mitosis. Some enlarge and become primary spermatocytes that undergo miosis
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 5

Lecture 10 - Gonadotropic HormonesFSH and LH Ovarian...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online