Human Pheromones Alter Gonadotropin Secretion

Jim Kohl jkohl at
Mon Sep 9 22:23:21 EST 1996

"We now have conclusive evidence that the hypothalamus serves as a link 
between the vomeronasal organ (VNO) and the endocrine system in human 
beings..." Vomeropherins (i.e. pheromones) produce significant changes in 
plasma concentrations of luteinizing hormone and follicular stimulating 

Berliner, D. (1996) Steroidal substances active in the human vomeronasal 
organ affect hypothalamic function. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and 
Molecular Biology, pub date Aug 27.

Jim Kohl

P.S. Confidential to Dr. srw -- I am unable to get through to your new 
email address.

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