Reproduction - 1.) Male System: a. Male gonads produce...

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1.) Male System: a. Male gonads produce gametes (halploid cells) a.i. Cell types: a.i.1. Sminiferous tubules: sperm formation a.i.2. Interstitial cells: testosterone production a.i.2.a. Nuclear hormones? a.i.3. Embryonic stage: testes testosterone. b. GnRH: gonadotropin releasing hormone (tropic tells you that it casuses other hormones to be released) FSH and LH. b.i. FSH testes spermatogenesis b.ii. LH Androgen production 1’ and 2’ characteristics b.ii.1. Negative feedback to LH production and GnRH release from hypothalamus. 2.) Female gonad: ovaries (gamete production) a. Cell types: a.i. Oocyte: 4e5 per ovary at birth a.i.1. Arrested as diploid oocyte before meiosis a.ii. Follicles: 1 oocyte per follicle (protective tissue and controls cell maturation) a.iii. Egg is expelled from follicles into oviduct a.iii.1. Zygote devel: blastocyst implants in endometrium. b.
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course BIOLOGY bild 2 taught by Professor Schroeder during the Fall '09 term at UCSD.

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