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Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology 2018


Kisspeptin and puberty

ey0015.7-12 | Kisspeptin and puberty | ESPEYB15

7.12 Role of Kisspeptin and Neurokinin B in Puberty in Female Non-Human Primates. Review

E Terasawa , JP Garcia , SB Seminara , KL Keen

To read the full abstract: Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 Apr 6;9:148Pubertal onset and subsequently reproduction result from the awakening of a complex neuroendocrine machinery leading to the acceleration of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) secretion by the hypothalamus. Several neuronal, glial or peripheral factors have been identified as playing a major role in the onset of...