follicle-stimulating hormone

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a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary and stimulates growth of Graafian follicles in female mammals, and activates the cells in male mammals that form sperm

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Cloning and DNA sequence analysis of the cDNA for the precursor of porcine follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) beta subunit.
Differential effects of ethanol on luteinizing hormone, follicle stimulating hormone and prolactin in the female rat.
is the first combined product of recombinant human follicle stimulating hormone (r-hFSH or follitropin alfa 150 IU) and recombinant human luteinizing hormone (r-hLH or lutropin alfa 75 IU).
The significance of elevated basal follicle stimulating hormone in regularly menstruating infertile women.
Our model shows that MEHP acts on the granulosa cell by decreasing cAMP stimulated by follicle stimulating hormone and by activating the PPARs, which leads to decreased aromatase transcription.
Women can also be tested for Follicle Stimulating Hormone, which tells what stage of menopause they are in.
The hormones concerned are called gonadotropins, also known as follicle stimulating hormone and leutenizing hormone.
follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)regulates fertility in men through sperm production and in women through ovulation.
This abnormal receptor impaired the function of normal receptors that were also present and resulted in the affected women responding less well to Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), which is given to women during fertility treatment to stimulate the production of more than one oocyte.
The various hormone tests refer to estradiol, Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG), Luteinizing Hormone (LH), Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS), Progesterone, Testosterone, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Prolactin, Cortisol, Insulin tests and others.
General information: Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is also a pituitary glycoproteic hormone.
Recombinant follicle stimulating hormone stimulation in poor responders with normal basal concentrations of follicle stimulating hormone and oestradiol: improved reproductive outcome.
They compared their levels of Follicle Stimulating Hormone - a chemical in the blood which, if high, indicates a woman has a poor ovarian reserve.
The application is directed to a novel method for the purification of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), a pituitary gonadotropin hormone important in the regulation of reproduction.
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