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October 14, 1933

Die weiblichen Sexualhormone in ihren Beziehungen zum Genitalzyklus und zum Hypophysenvorderlappen.

JAMA. 1933;101(16):1262. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740410064039

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The author divides his discussion of the field of the female sex hormones into several sections: (1) the histology and physiology of the genital cycles of the laboratory animals and man, (2) the follicular hormone, (3) the corpus luteum hormone, (4) the relationship of the follicular and luteal hormones, (5) the relationship of the ovarian hormones and hormone of the anterior lobe of the hypophysis, (6) and the hormonal diagnosis of pregnancy and chorion epithelioma. The book is profusely illustrated, mainly from the author's own experiments. Interesting ideas regarding the relationship of the sex hormones are advanced. The effects of hypersecretion of the follicular hormone and the hyposecretion of the luteal hormone are discussed. The author has spent much time investigating the corpus luteum hormone. This section of his book appears to be much better than the others. The book cannot be recommended to readers who wish to obtain an

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