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Puberty and Precocious Puberty: Scientific Articles

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The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Abreu, A. P., Dauber, A., Macedo, D. B., Noel, S. D., Brito, V. N., Gill, J.C., et al. (2013). Central precocious puberty caused by mutations in the imprinted gene MKRN3. New England Journal of Medicine, 368(26), 2467–2475. PMID: 23738509
  • Elias, C. F., & Purohit, D. (2013). Leptin signaling and circuits in puberty and fertility. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 70(5), 841–862. PMID: 22851226
  • Forrest, C. B., Bevans, K. B., Riley, A. W., Crespo, R., & Louis, T. A. (2013). Health and school outcomes during children’s transition into adolescence. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52(2), 186–194. PMID 23332483
  • Grieco, A., Rzeczkowska, P., Alm, C., & Palmert, M. R. (2013). Investigation of peripubertal expression of Lin28a and Lin 28b in C57BL/6 female mice. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 365(2), 241–248. PMID: 23138112
  • Hill, J. W., Alreja, M., & Elias, C. F. (2013). From precocious puberty to infertility: Metabolic control of the reproductive function. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 4, 43. PMID: 23565110
  • Hillman, J. B., Huang, B., Pinney, S. M., & Biro, F. M. (2013). Early pubertal development and insulin sensitivity among school-aged girls: Mediation via adiposity. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 26(1), 47–50. PMID: 23158754
  • Johnson, W., Choh, A. C., Curran, J. E., Czerwinski, S. A., Bellis, C., Dyer, T. D., et al. (2013). Genetic risk for earlier menarche also influences peripubertal body mass index. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 150(1), 10–20. PMID: 23283660
  • Qiu, X., Dowling, A. R., Marino, J. S., Faulkner, L. D., Bryant, B., Brüning, J. C., et al. (2013). Delayed puberty but normal fertility in mice with selective deletion of insulin receptors from Kiss1 cells. Endocrinology, 154(3), 1337–1348. PMID: 23392256
  • Zhao, F., Li, R., Xiao, S., Diao, H., Viveiros, M. M., Song, X., et al. (2013). Postweaning exposure to dietary zearalenone, a mycotoxin, promotes premature onset of puberty and disrupts early pregnancy events in female mice. Toxicological Sciences, 132(2), 431–442. PMID: 23291560
  • Boynton-Jarrett, R., & Harville, E. W. (2012). A prospective study of childhood social hardships and age at menarche. Annals of Epidemiology, 22(10), 731–737. PMID: 22959664
  • Dicken, C. L., Israel, D. D., Davis, J. B., Sun, Y., Shu, J., Hardin, J., et al. (2012). Peripubertal vitamin D(3) deficiency delays puberty and disrupts the estrous cycle in adult female mice. Biology of Reproduction, 87(2), 51. PMID: 22572998
  • Gilsanz, V., Chalfant, J., Kalkwarf, H., Zemel, B., Lappe, J., Oberfield, S., et al. (2012). Age at onset of puberty predicts bone mass in young adulthood. Journal of Pediatrics, 158(1), 100–105. PMID:20797727
  • Harden, K. P., Mendle, J., & Kretsch, N. (2012). Environmental and genetic pathways between early pubertal timing and dieting in adolescence: Distinguishing between objective and subjective timing. Psychological Medicine, 42(1), 183–193. PMID: 21676282
  • Shaw, N. D., Butler, J. P., McKinney, S. M., Nelson, S. A., Ellenbogen, J. M., & Hall, J. E. (2012). Insights into puberty: The relationship between sleep stages and pulsatile LH secretion. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97(11), E2055–E2062. PMID: 22948756
  • Tusset, C., Noel, S. D., Trarbach, E. B., Silveira, L. F., Jorge, A. A., Brito, V. N., et al. (2012). Mutational analysis of TAC3 and TACR3 genes in patients with idiopathic central pubertal disorders. Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia e Metabologia, 56(9), 646–652. PMID: 23329188
  • Madeira da Silva, L., Vandepas, L., & Bianco, S. D. (2011). Mutagenesis and analysis of genetic mutations in the GC-rich KISS1 receptor sequence identified in humans with reproductive disorders. Journal of Visualized Experiments, (55), e2897. PMID: 21912371
  • Terasawa, E., Kurian, J. R., Keen, K. L., Shiel, N. A., Colman, R. J., & Capuano, S. V. (2012). Body weight impact on puberty: Effects of high-calorie diet on puberty onset in female rhesus monkeys. Endocrinology, 153(4), 1696–1705. PMID: 22315448

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