G J Pepe
Affiliation: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Pepe G, Billiar R, Leavitt M, Zachos N, Gustafsson J, Albrecht E. Expression of estrogen receptors alpha and beta in the baboon fetal ovary. Biol Reprod. 2002;66:1054-60 pubmed
..Because placental estrogen production and secretion into the baboon fetus increases markedly during advancing pregnancy, we propose that estrogen plays an integral role in programming fetal ovarian development in the primate. ..
Pepe G, Maniu A, Aberdeen G, Lynch T, Kim S, Nadler J, et al
. Insulin resistance elicited in postpubertal primate offspring deprived of estrogen in utero. Endocrine. 2016;54:788-797 pubmed publisher
..Collectively these results support the proposal that estrogen normally has an important role in programming mechanisms in utero within the developing fetus that lead to insulin sensitivity after birth. ..
Pepe G, Lynch T, Davies W, Albrecht E. Regulation of baboon fetal pituitary prolactin expression by estrogen. Biol Reprod. 2009;80:1189-95 pubmed publisher