Follicle stimulating hormone

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gonads and pituitary gland
heterodimeric glycoprotein
sex cells, in men it acts on FSH, in women it acts on follicular cells
FSH receptors

Follicle-stimulating hormone is a peptide formed and secreted by the adenohypophysis that stimulates the growth of ovarian follicles in women and spermatogenesis in men.

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  • GUYTON, Arthur C a John E HALL. Textbook of Medical Physiology. 10. vydání. Philadelphia, Pa.; W. B. Saunders, c2000 : Avicenum, 2000. 0 s. ISBN 72168677X.