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Precocious Puberty & MSG

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Posted on Saturday, July 24, 2004 - 6:56 pm:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

"Glutamate, an excitatory neurotransmitter, is emerging as one of the key factors involved in sexual maturation. Treatment of neonatal rats with glutamate has been shown to induce precocious puberty by an unknown mechanism. Smyth and Wilkinson (1994) demonstrated that a single treatment of GLU (monosodium glutamate) shortly after birth, or treatment with NMDA, a GLU agonist, after weaning, resulted in the premature induction of puberty....."
Deb A.
Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 8:54 pm:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was this a recent article on Medscape, MEMorrisNJ? It all makes sense..all these epidemics and endocrine related disorders. The FDA must know what is going on. I can't believe otherwise.
Posted on Friday, July 30, 2004 - 8:44 am:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Roy - Can you find the "premature puberty" reference for us again?

I think I found the reference via another search engine but now I can't locate it at medscape or blackwell (
Roy Piwovar
Posted on Friday, July 30, 2004 - 4:21 pm:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Here's the "premature puberty" reference again:

(and scroll down to "second place")
Posted on Friday, July 07, 2006 - 6:38 pm:   Delete PostPrint Post   Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ein Schloss, Ein Wurst, Ein Kopf !qvn

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