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GPR54 in Medical News

Puberty may be due to GPR54 gene and KiSS-1 Molecule

The dawn of Genetic research has indeed unleashed several social and moral issues that are forcing governments, institutions and individuals to introspect within themselves.// However, it has also managed to shed new light on the understanding of human development. A recent announcement made by...

Predicting the future in ovarian cancer

... Kisspeptin and its receptor gpr54 predict a favourable clinical outcome in women wit...ns, a family of peptide hormones, and the receptor gpr54 have previously been associated with anti-metastat... study, researchers have shown that kisspeptin and gpr54 are independent prognostic biomarkers specific for...
GPR54 in Biological News

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

... hormone (GnRH) neurons were activated and released leutinizing hormone after treatment with kisspeptin in wild-type male mice but not in micelacking gpr54 . GPR54- deficient males showed the expected male sexual behavior after treatment with testosterone, but they lacked preference for estrous females ...

A gene's first 'kiss' sets off that affair known as puberty

... Harvard and French researchers that a gene called gpr54 is defective in children with a rare disorder that...ts puberty's onset. To better understand what role gpr54 plays in the initiation of puberty, as well as lea...ively. "We now have very good evidence that the gpr54 gene and its switch, the kisspeptin protein molecu...
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