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Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology 2018


Review: Epigenetic control of female puberty

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7.2 Hypothalamic Epigenetics Driving Female Puberty

CA Toro , CF Aylwin , A Lomniczi

To read the full abstract: J Neuroendocrinol. 2018; 30(7): e12589Classically, the re-awakening of the GnRH system around puberty is considered to be under the control of a variety of genes that work in coordinated networks operating in the hypothalamus1. Very recent evidence suggests that a dual mechanism of epigenetic regulation affecting the transcriptional activity of neurons involved i...