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us: Kisspeptin neurons

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    • us: Kiss1 neurons
    • us: Kisspeptin-expressing neurons
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    • found: Work cat.: Robertson, J.L. Regulation of Kiss1 neurons in female mice, 2009: leaves 7-8 (Kisspeptin; a neuropeptide encoded by the Kiss1 gene; the Kiss1 gene is expressed in the hypothalamus, specifically in the arcuate nucleus, the AVPV and the APN. Kiss1 is also expressed in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis and the amygdala, as well as the placenta, ovaries, testis, pancreas, and liver; kisspeptin neurons)
    • found: Wikipedia, Feb. 1, 2010: Kisspeptin (Kisspeptin neurons; Kisspeptin expressing neurons are located in: anteroventral periventricular nucleus (AVPV), periventricular nucleus (PVN), anterodorsal preoptic nucleus (ADP), the arcuate nucleus (Arc); Kisspeptin neurons reside in nuclei such as Arc and AVPV and send projections into the MPOA)
    • found: Endocrinology, Dec. 2007, via WWW, viewed Feb. 1, 2010: p. 5752 (Kisspeptin is a potent stimulator of GnRH secretion that has been implicated in the feedback actions of ovarian steroids; in ewes, the majority of hypothalamic kisspeptin neurons are found in the arcuate nucleus (ARC), with a smaller population located in the preoptic area)
    • found: Journal of neuroscience, June 21, 2006, via WWW, viewed Feb. 1, 2010: p. 6687 (Kiss1 neurons)
    • notfound: MeSH browser, Feb. 1, 2010
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    • 2010-03-10: new
    • 2010-03-11: revised
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