Influence of light on the plasma gonadotropin concentrations in the newborn rat
The physiological increase in plasma gonadotropin (LH and FSH) levels in newborn rats is indisputably influenced by light. Permanent illumination accentuates this increase, whereas darkness decreases it in 16-day-old female rats. In male rats of the same age, only permanent illumination was tested w...
|Published in:||Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, Vol. 35, No. 4 (1979), p. 556-557|
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|Item Description:||Acknowledgments. We would like to thank Dr C. Kordon (Unité de Neurobiologie, INSERM, rue d'Alésia, F-75014 Paris) who welcomed us in his laboratory and advised us on these experiments.|
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