oa South African Medical Journal - Biogenic amines and release factors - studies on the effect of biogenic amines on the hypothalamic production of gonadotrophin release factors in vivo and in vitro



In vitro studies using bovine tissue and in vivo studies using ovariectomized rats pretreated with oestrogen and progesterone (OEP rats) were conducted to examine the effects of dopamine, L-dopa, serotin, melatonin and extracts of basal ganglia on the production of gonadotrophinrelease factors by bovine and rat hypothalami and bovine stalk median eminence.


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