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Unformatted text preview: *adrenal glands *appearance of adrenal androgens dehydroepiandrosterone and adrostenedione (exert negative feedback on LH and FSH and therefore, testosterone) 7. What process initiates puberty in males? *increased pulsatile GnRH release into the Hypophysial portal vessels causing nocturnal pulses of LH and FSH **cholesterol is the beginning point for all steroid synthesis **all male sex hormones can be turned into female sex hormones-testosterone--aromatase--estradiol *LH stimulates cholesterol *FSH activates binding protein, activates genes of sperm, *early onset of puberty in both sex= adrenal gland ( low level)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course PHYS 100 taught by Professor Balassare during the Fall '10 term at Saint Louis.
- Fall '10