Leydig cell

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Synonyms for Leydig cell

a cell in the testes that secretes the hormone testosterone

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11 hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase alleviates glucocorticoid-mediated inhibition of steroidogenesis in rat Leydig cells.
The inhibitory effects of polychlorinated biphenyl Aroclor 1254 on Leydig cell LH receptors, steroidogenic enzymes and antioxidant enzymes in adult rats.
Hasanzadeh, "The ultra-structural changes of the sertoli and leydig cells following streptozotocin induced diabetes," Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, vol.
The action of endocrine disrupting compounds on Leydig cell function and the reproductive potential is a complex process that depends on the exposure route, Close, the developmental stage of the target organism' and MUM' other factory.
which included a juvenile GCT, Leydig cell tumors, and SertoliLeydig cell tumors, were positive for inhibin immunohistochemistry and negative for FOXL2 mutations.
Luteinising hormone (LH) was elevated, which may indicate subtle hormonal dysfunction of the Leydig cells.
Deprival of testicular innervation induces apoptosis of Leydig cells via caspase-8-dependent signaling: A novel survival pathway revealed," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communication 382(1): 165-170.
In the last week, we measured RBC membrane fatty acids on each diet, performed pituitary, adrenal, hepatic, and Leydig cell endocrine provocative testing, and assayed selected cytokines.
Testicular neoplasms more frequent are Sertoli cell tumor, the Leydig cell tumor and seminomas, which generally present as benign.
In 1996, the authors and a colleague wrote a landmark volume (The Leydig Cell, Cache River Press) devoted to Leydig cell structure and function in sperm formation.
Western blot analysis using anti- galectin-3 was carried out with HT-29 cells (Human Colon cancer cells), MSC-1 (mouse Sertoli cell line), ASC-17D (rat Sertoli cell line) and MA-10 cells (mouse Leydig cell line).