Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 12th, 2004
"The preovulatory luteinizing hormone (LH) surge in female rats is dependent upon signals from the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), the site of a dominant circadian pacemaker," scientists in England explained. "Various lines of evidence indicate that arginine-vasopressin (AVP)-containing projections from the SCN to the preoptic area (POA) contribute to the production of the surge of LH-releasing hormone (LHRH)."
"These actions may be mediated by V1a because the transcript for this AVP receptor subtype is predominant within the POA...
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