Tag: "kisspeptin" at medical news
Puberty may be due to GPR54 gene and KiSS-1 Molecule
...d evidence that the GPR54 gene and its switch, the kisspeptin
protein molecule produced by KiSS-1, are key to the initiation of puberty, when GnRH (Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone) is released," Said Tony Plant, a lead researcher of the Pittsburg University. He also announced that it was unlikely the two geneti...
Sex Ends as Seasons Shift and Kisspeptin Levels Plummet
...de to reproduction, but it is the first to connect kisspeptin
to how animals interpret seasonal cues, including ...nment is not satisfactory, sex drive will decline; kisspeptin
is likely part of the pathway responsible for this regulation." The scientists divided a populati...