Hormonal restructuring of the adult brain basic and clinical perspectives

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Statementedited by Victoria N. Luine and Cheryl F. Harding.
SeriesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences,, v. 743
ContributionsLuine, Victoria Nall, 1945-, Harding, Cheryl F.
LC ClassificationsQ11 .N5 vol. 743, QP356.4 .N5 vol. 743
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1099901M
ISBN 100897669193, 0897669207
LC Control Number94024685

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The molting process is initiated in the brain, where neurosecretory cells release prothoracicotropic hormone (PTTH) in response to neural, hormonal, or environmental signals.

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Of the two major THs, T4 (3,5,3′,5′-tetraiodo-l-thyronine) is classically viewed as an pro-hormone that must be converted to T3 (3,5,3′-tri-iodo-l-thyronine) via tissue-level deiodinases for biological activity.

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“We mean that a portion of the brain in females develops differently than males, and this broad class of steroid hormones we call estrogen plays a big role in creating these differences.” While estrogen is most often associated with women, early in life.

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Juvenile hormone stimulates progression of the oocyte to the vitellogenic stage and, along with ecdysone, promotes vitellogenin production by the fat body.

Female Hormones. The control of reproduction in females is more complex than that of the male. As with the male, the hypothalamic hormone GnRH (gonadotropin-releasing hormone) causes the release of the hormones FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) and LH (luteinizing hormone) from the anterior pituitary.

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Adults who have a growth hormone deficiency — not the expected decline in growth hormone due to aging — might be prescribed synthetic HGH by their doctors.

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“Reproductive hormones have effects on all of these stages of brain growth and development,” says Becker. “For these and other reasons, the study of sex differences in the brain .

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