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Title Ovarian cycle / series editor, Gerald Litwack
Imprint Cambridge, MA : Elsevier Ltd. : Academic Press, 2018
book jacket
Edition First edition
Descript 1 online resource
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Vitamins and hormones ; volume 107
Vitamins and hormones ; 107
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (ScienceDirect, viewed March 21, 2018)
Front Cover; Ovarian Cycle; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Chapter One: The Ovarian Cycle; 1. Introduction; 2. Ovarian Events; 2.1. Follicle Formation; 2.2. Early Stages of Follicular Growth; 2.2.1. Later Stages of Follicular Growth; 2.2.2. Ovulation; 2.2.3. Luteinization; 3. Peripheral Impact of the Ovarian Cycle; 3.1. Hypothalamus-Pituitary; 3.2. Oviduct and Uterus; 3.3. Cervical Structure and Function; 4. Breast Development; 5. Ovarian Cancer; 5.1. Epithelial Carcinomas; 5.2. Granulosa Cell Tumors; 6. Uterine, Breast, and Cervical Cancers; References
Chapter Two: GnRH in the Human Female Reproductive Axis1. Introduction; 2. GnRH and GnRH Receptors; 2.1. GnRH and GnRH Isoforms; 2.2. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor; 3. GnRH in the Neuroendocrine Control of Female Reproductive Functions; 3.1. Control of GnRH Secretion; 3.2. GnRH in the Onset of Puberty and in the Adult Ovarian Cycle; 3.2.1. Puberty; 3.2.2. Adult Ovarian Cycle; 3.3. Dysregulation of Pulsatile GnRH Release; 3.4. Therapeutic Use of GnRH; 4. The GnRH/GnRHR System in Peripheral Female Reproductive Tissues; 4.1. Peripheral vs Central GnRHR
4.2. The GnRH/GnRHR System in the Ovary4.2.1. Follicles and Corpora Lutea; 4.2.2. Ovarian Surface Epithelium; 4.3. The GnRH/GnRHR System in the Endometrium; 5. GnRH Analogs in Reproduction; 5.1. GnRH Analogs to Stimulate the Reproductive Axis; 5.2. GnRH Analogs to Block the Reproductive Axis; 5.3. GnRH Analogs for Fertility Preservation in Female Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy; 6. Conclusions and Future Directions; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter Three: Regulation of Luteinizing Hormone Receptor mRNA Expression in the Ovary: The Role of miR-122; 1. Introduction
2. Posttranscriptional Regulation of LHR mRNA Expression2.1. LHR Expression During Ovarian Cycle Is Regulated Posttranscriptionally by an RNA-Binding Protein; 2.2. In Vitro mRNA Degradation by the LHR mRNA-Binding Protein; 2.3. Characterization of LHR mRNA-Binding Protein; 3. Role of miR-122 in LHR Expression; 3.1. LH/hCG Increases miR-122 Expression; 3.2. Inhibition of miR-122 Abrogated hCG-Induced LRBP Induction and LHR mRNA Downregulation; 3.3. miR-122 Increases LRBP Expression Through the Activation of SREBP-1a/ SREBP-2
3.4. Downregulation of miR-122 During LHR Upregulation in Response to FSH Treatment4. Conclusion and Future Directions; Acknowledgment; References; Chapter Four: The Roles of Neurokinins and Endogenous Opioid Peptides in Control of Pulsatile LH Secretion; 1. Introduction; 2. Neural Systems Critical for Episodic LH Secretion and the Negative Feedback Actions of Ovarian Steroids; 3. Kisspeptin and Episodic LH Secretion; 3.1. Role in Pulse Generation; 3.2. Role in Steroid Negative Feedback; 4. Neurokinins and Episodic LH Secretion; 4.1. Hypothalamic Anatomy of the Tachykinins
Link Original 0128143592 9780128143599 (OCoLC)1013724845
Subject Ovaries
Menstrual cycle
Menstrual Cycle
Electronic books
Alt Author Litwack, Gerald, editor
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