Handout #6 - TA Version

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TA: Ishita Desai OH: Th 10-11am Café Roma Section: Th 9-9:50am Center 217B idesai@ucsd.edu Handout #6 – TA Version MENSTRUAL CYCLE Hormone Effects When Estrogen Cell growth/division/proliferation ↑myometrium (smooth muscle) ↑excitability Increase before and after ovulation Progesteron e ↓ proliferation by estrogen (and it’s other effects) ↑development of secretory ducts/glands ↑ mucopolysaccharides as nourishment for potential embryo ↑spirality of arterioles Significant increase after ovulation, during luteal phase Low levels during follicular phase Phases of the Ovarian Cycle (Oh, Joy?) – many of the hormones/steps are mentioned twice (under the different hormones…so it’s not THAT much info)
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TA: Ishita Desai OH: Th 10-11am Café Roma Section: Th 9-9:50am Center 217B idesai@ucsd.edu Stage Estrogen/Progesterone FSH LH Early Follicular Estrogen starts ↓FSH and LH and amplitude of GnRH pulses; ↓sensitivity of gonadotrophs to GnRH Initially: FSH is high follicle maturation inhibin A FSH follicle maturation Estrogen starts ↓FSH and LH Late Follicular
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2012 for the course BICD 150 taught by Professor Fortes during the Winter '09 term at UCSD.

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