Molecular Basis of Reproductive Endocrinology

ISBN: 978-1-4613-9262-0 (Print) 978-1-4613-9260-6 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Hypothalamus and Pituitary

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      Social Control of Reproduction: Molecular Studies of GnRH in the African Cichlid Haplochromis burtoni

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      Pages 12-38

      GnRH and Its Mechanism of Action

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      Pages 39-49

      Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Placenta- and Pituitary-Specific Expression of the Glycoprotein Hormone α-Subunit Gene

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      Pages 50-62

      Role of Inhibins and Activins in Reproduction

  3. Ovary and Testis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63

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      Pages 65-91

      Hormonal Regulation and Tissue-Specific Expression of Steroidogenic Enzymes

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      Pages 92-101

      Regulation of LH and FSH Receptor Gene Expression in the Ovary and Testis

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      Pages 102-111

      Hormonal Control of Gene Expression during Ovarian Cell Differentiation

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      Pages 112-143

      Structure and Control of Expression of the 3βHSD and 17βHSD Genes in Classical Steroidogenic and Peripheral Intracrine Tissues

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      Pages 144-155

      Structure and Regulation of Gonadal Cell Phosphodiesterases

  4. Placenta and Fetus

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-170

      Differentiation of Human Trophoblasts: Structure-Function Relationships

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      Pages 171-180

      Placental Lactogen/Growth Hormone Gene Family

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      Pages 181-188

      Human Relaxin Genes in the Decidua and Placenta

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      Pages 189-198

      Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Oxytocin Gene Expression

  5. Poster Presentation Manuscripts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199

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      Pages 201-209

      Structure-Function Relationships of Multiple Rat Members of the 3β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Family

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      Pages 210-214

      Preovulatory Collagenase Activity in the Follicle of the Chicken

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      Pages 215-221

      Transforming Growth Factor β1 Stimulation of Progesterone Production in Cultured Granulosa Cells from Gonadotropin-Primed Adult Rats

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      Pages 222-229

      Induction of Steroidogenesis in a Retrovirus-Transformed Rat Granulosa Cell Line

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      Pages 230-233

      Arachidonic Acid as a Second Messenger for Regulation of Aromatase Activity in Porcine Granulosa Cells

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      Pages 234-242

      Inhibition of Progesterone Production in Cultured Porcine Granulosa Cells by Transforming Growth Factor β1

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      Pages 243-249

      Biological Relevance and Analysis of c-myc Gene Expression in Normal Human Ovary

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