Involvement of nerve growth factor in female sexual development

Hernan E. Lara, John K. McDonald, Sergio R. Ojeda, Sergio R. Ojeda

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The ovary is innervated by noradrenergic and peptidergic fibers. Treatment of neonatal rats with antibodies to nerve growth factor (NGF Ab) resulted in failure of the sympathetic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)364-375
Number of pages12
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1990
Externally publishedYes

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  • Endocrinology


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