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Table 1 Proposed functions of GnRH-expressing neurons in literature

From: Multiple functions of non-hypophysiotropic gonadotropin releasing hormone neurons in vertebrates

Neuron type Function References
Terminal nerve Nociception [46]
Female sexual behavior [58]
Male sexual behavior [56, 59]
Midbrain tegmentum Food intake [76]
Reproductive energy balance [80]
Ganglion cells of the trigeminal nerve Nociception/ Proprioception/Mechanoreception [87]
CO2 sensor [47]
Sympathetic preganglionic cells in the spinal cord Interaction between vasomotor and exocrine outflow in the sympathetic nervous system [104]