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Page 1 Puberty, cyclicity and failures FROM SEX DIFFERENTIATION TO PUBERTY Sexual differentiation in general: chromosomal, gonadal and phenotypic sex, endocrine control of phenotypic differentia- tion, role of testicular hormones in male development, sexual differentiation disorders Hypothalamic sexual differentiation: sexual dimorphic areas, androgenized female model, olfactory placode & GnRH migration, deve- lopment and maturation of female HPG axis as intro to puberty and to adult cyclicity Puberty: definition, hypothesis, role of GnRH and other systems, diseases 32 Puberty, cyclicity and failures REPRODUCTIVE CYCLICITY Male repro: a simpler way of control Menstrual cycles: ovary / uterine anatomy and cell types, follicular phase, ovulation, luteal phase, cyclicity Race events: P4 –feedback removal, follicular recruitment, FSH inducing its own receptor, pulsatile LH release a richer gossip signal, preovulatory E2 triggering the LH surge GnRH network as basic model for cyclicity Contraception, pathology 32
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course ENDOCRINOL 450 taught by Professor Advis during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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