Reproductive Endocrinology. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. Gerald J. By term, the human and nonhuman primate ovary is thus composed of a relatively wide cortex filled with oocytes and several primordial and growing primary follicles, including preantral follicles primarily located in the inner medullary region.
Other Factors Translocation of cholesterol from the outer to the inner mitochondrial membrane accounts for the rapid increase in steroidogenesis within the adrenals and gonads in response to tropic stimulation and is mediated in large part by the steroidogenic acute regulatory protein StAR; review available elsewhere Rabe T, Kalbfleisch H, Haun A et al: Influence of human lipoproteins on the progesterone synthesis of human term placenta in organ culture.
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Leptin receptor mRNA levels in the uterus are also up-regulated during pregnancy, whereas they do not change in other tissues such as the kidney, liver, ovary, and lung. Confirming previous reports 3940 in the rat, we have observed that the steady-state ob mRNA level, in female rat, is lower in sc than in deep abdominal adipose tissue.
Article Contents Abstract. Moreover, these effects were prevented by the antiestrogen ICI and also by actinomycin D. Visiting an endocrinologist Takeaway Endocrinology is the field of hormone-related diseases. We confirmed our in vivo observations, i.
T lymphocytes, a type of immune cell, mature and multiply in the thymus gland early in life.
Giudice LC, Farrell EM, Pham H et al: Insulin-like growth factor binding proteins in maternal serum throughout gestation and in the puerperium: Effects of a pregnancy associated serum protease activity. Washington University School of Medicine, St.
Hum Reprod 8: , Background The prevalence of current asthma in the U. Changes in the composition of the uterine glycocalyx have also been observed during the peri-implantation period. Int Symposium on Fetal and Neonatal Development.