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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (1): 12–16.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Ivan Shun Ho; Navneet K. Parmar Over the past 10 years, college textbooks in human anatomy and physiology have typically presented the events of the ovulatory menstrual cycle in a linear format, with time in days shown on the x-axis, and hormone levels, follicular development, and uterine lining on...
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Feedback mechanisms of the ovulatory <b>menstrual</b> <b>cycle</b>. (I) Adenohypophyseal ...
Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 2. Feedback mechanisms of the ovulatory menstrual cycle. (I) Adenohypophyseal release of luteinizing hormone (LH) stimulates ovulation as well as the formation of the corpus luteum from the ruptured follicle. (II) Adenohypophyseal release of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) stimulates More
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Progressive presentation of the ovulatory <b>menstrual</b> <b>cycle</b> diagram. ( A ) In...
Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 3. Progressive presentation of the ovulatory menstrual cycle diagram. ( A ) Innermost yellow layer (I) shows the division of the cycle into follicular and luteal phases. Other layers of the diagram are masked. ( B ) Blue layer (II) is now added to show the maturation of the follicle and More
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Hormone fluctuations during a 28-day <b>menstrual</b> <b>cycle</b>. Estradiol is the main...
Published: 01 November 2012
Figure 1. Hormone fluctuations during a 28-day menstrual cycle. Estradiol is the main estrogen. This figure was published in Jones &amp; Lopez (2006 , p. 78) and is reproduced here by permission of the copyright holder, Elsevier. Figure 1. Hormone fluctuations during a 28-day menstrual cycle More
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Cyclical diagram of the ovulatory <b>menstrual</b> <b>cycle</b>. Innermost yellow layer (...
Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 1. Cyclical diagram of the ovulatory menstrual cycle. Innermost yellow layer (I) shows the division of the cycle into follicular and luteal phases, with relative length indicated respectively. Blue layer (II) shows the maturation of the follicle and the formation and regression of the More
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 643–647.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Using a Cyclical Diagram to Visualize the Events of the Ovulatory Menstrual Cycle .......................1:12-F A Novel Laboratory Activity for Teaching about the Evolution of Multicellularity .......................2:81-F Scientific Method & Evolutionary Theory Elucidated by the Ivory...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (9): 613–618.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Figure 1. Hormone fluctuations during a 28-day menstrual cycle. Estradiol is the main estrogen. This figure was published in Jones & Lopez (2006 , p. 78) and is reproduced here by permission of the copyright holder, Elsevier. Figure 1. Hormone fluctuations during a 28-day menstrual cycle...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (3): 145–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
... been reported that nasal exposure to sweat from a group of women living together has the ability to synchronize the menstrual cycles of these women, although some say that no evidence exists to support the existence of these pheromones ( Doty, 2010 ). Pheromones are also thought to be implicated in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (1): 8–14.
Published: 01 January 2011
... on the relationship between body fat and human reproduction. Percent body fat predicts onset of menstrual cycles; exercise lowers the risk of breast and reproductive-system cancers. Describes the roles of estrogen and leptin. New Sci 7//20//02, p. 52 Science 299: 827 ““Rethinking the brain...
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The American Biology Teacher (2004) 66 (6): 435–440.
Published: 01 August 2004
... perception problems Reasonfor screening: pregnant women has a brother who is gay 20 years - no menstrual cycle, under five feet all - chromosome exam at age 13 indicated Turner (Note: this creening is still speculative and based on the chrom e (45 l research of Dean Hamer at the National Institute ofHealth...
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The American Biology Teacher (1998) 60 (8): 639.
Published: 01 October 1998
... part of the nervous system and therefore deal with morphology and physiology. The central part of the book empha- sizes the effect of smell on memory and behavior. Smell can influence social factors, synchronize menstrual cycles, and be part of the sexual attract- ants in insects, mammals and espe...
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The American Biology Teacher (1998) 60 (8): 590–593.
Published: 01 October 1998
... quantitative. Generally, female target cells convert more testosterone to estrogen while males convert more to dihydrotestosterone. Most students have at least some rudimentary understanding of the female menstrual cycle. Text- books emphasize female hormonal cycling and thus contribute to what appears to be a...
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The American Biology Teacher (1996) 58 (8): 499–502.
Published: 01 November 1996
... taken us a week to map out. Flow charting the menstrual cycle or the hormone changes of pregnancy presented the same problem. But we liked the idea of a flow chart on hormone action, includ- ing the concept of feedback. We de- cided on the effects of anabolic steroids as a good topic to work on: It...
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The American Biology Teacher (1993) 55 (5): 308–311.
Published: 01 May 1993
... asked me to explain it, I almost gave up on this particular teaching technique. Newspaper & Magazine Articles While I contributed a few cartoons and what I consider a rather well- organized description of the menstrual cycle to the success of the course, it was the students who really made the two weeks...
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The American Biology Teacher (1992) 54 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 February 1992
... (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) is the hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that begins the menstrual cycle in women and stimulates the production of sperm in men. FSH contains two chains of amino acids, an alpha and a beta chain. This gene codes for the beta chain of FSH. The gene that codes for...
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The American Biology Teacher (1994) 56 (3): 138–145.
Published: 01 March 1994
...-examinations. A lump is the major symptom of most breast cancers and the efficacy of treatment increases markedly with early detection. Ninety-five percent of breast cancers are discovered through self-examination. These examinations should follow the menstrual period. Further, one of the most com- mon cancers...
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The American Biology Teacher (1987) 49 (3): 195.
Published: 01 March 1987
... women to raise their con- sciousness about health issues and to see through the sex bias in health care. Biology of Women covers all the major aspects of female health such as re- productive anatomy, the menstrual cycle, female sexuality, gynecological problems, childbearing and meno- pause. The very...
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The American Biology Teacher (1987) 49 (3): 195.
Published: 01 March 1987
... issues and to see through the sex bias in health care. Biology of Women covers all the major aspects of female health such as re- productive anatomy, the menstrual cycle, female sexuality, gynecological problems, childbearing and meno- pause. The very important subject of diseases is dealt with in detail...
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The American Biology Teacher (1991) 53 (1): 60.
Published: 01 January 1991
... illustrations in general) and the accompanying text provides much useful information on all aspects of human reproduction and development, both normal (menstrual cyclicity, conception and birth) and abnormal (the genesis of cancer). This last part of the book would make it invaluable as a supplement reference...
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The American Biology Teacher (1985) 47 (3): 172.
Published: 01 March 1985
... narration on the menstrual cycle, hormonal changes, and birth control. The final segment describes pregnancy, showing physical changes in the fetus and the mother. Also pro- vided are details on the hospital expe- rience and the stages of labor, deliv- ery, and afterbirth. It is the third section of the pro...