• The role of follitropin and lutropin on the ovarian function in rats

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      Follitropin; lutropin; radioimmunoassay; rat; steroidogenesis

    • Abstract

       

      Adult cycling female rats were treated with antisera to highly purified human follitropin and lutropin for eight days. The effect of this treatment on thein vitro steroidogenic response of the ovarian cells isolated from these rats to follitropin and lutropin has been investigated. Neutralisation of follitropin did not have significant effect on steroid production in response to lutropin. However, neutralisation of lutropin resulted in a very significant inhibition of response to both follitropin and lutropin.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      A Jagannadha Rao1 2 Choh hao Li1

      1. Hormone Research Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco, CA - 94143, USA
      2. Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012
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  • Journal of Biosciences | News

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