Studies on the Mechanism of Action of Hypothalamic FSH- and LH-Releasing Factors

  • M. Jutisz
  • A. Berault
  • M. P. de la Llosa
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 2)

Abstract

Although hypothalamic LH- and FSH- releasing factors (LRF and FRF) have been discovered since 1960 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) and 1964 (6, 7, 8) respectively, only a little work was done until now on their mechanism of action. Three possibilities at least can be envisaged (9): 1, a stimulation of excretion (or discharge) of hormone stored in the pituitary, 2. a direct or indirect action on synthesis of hormone in the appropriate cells, 3. an effedt on activation of hormonal precursors.

Keywords

Carbohydrate Polypeptide Prog Esterone Estradiol Dium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Jutisz
    • 1
  • A. Berault
    • 1
  • M. P. de la Llosa
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Morphologie Expérimentale et EndocrinologieCollège de FranceParis V°France

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