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A Kiss before Sex

Dhillo Waljit

Infertility affects one in six couples in the UK. Identification of novel factors which are critical to reproductive function could lead to improved therapies for infertility. Kisspeptin has been identified as a key regulator of the reproductive system. Defective kisspeptin signalling causes a failure of reproductive hormone release (hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism) in rodents and man leading to a failure to go through puberty. My group have determined the effects of kisspeptin...