Journal article

Melanocortins May Stimulate Reproduction by Activating Orexin Neurons in the Dorsomedial Hypothalamus and Kisspeptin Neurons in the Preoptic Area of the Ewe

Kathryn Backholer, Jeremy Smith, Iain J Clarke

Endocrinology | ENDOCRINE SOC | Published : 2009

University of Melbourne Researchers

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We thank Mr. B. Doughton, Ms. L. Morrish, and Ms. E. Gleeson for their technical assistance; and Dr. A. F. Parlow (National Hormone and Peptide Program, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Torrance, CA) for assay reagents.Address all correspondence and requests for reprints to: Prof. Iain Clarke, PhD, Department of Physiology, P. O. Box 13F, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia. E-mail: iain.clarke@med.monash.edu.au.This work was supported by a grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (to I.J.C.).