Gonadotropins

 

Gondotropins are two - follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH). FSH acts on follicles to produce  estrogens and cause maturation of follicles while it aids spermatogenesis in male. LH causes the formation of corpus luteum and production of progesterone in female. It causes the production of androgens by acting on interstitial cells of the testis and hence is called interstitial cell stimulating hormone (ICTH) in the male.

Another gonadotropins which is prominent amongst placental hormones produced in the placenta and prior to the formation of the placenta, the trophectoderm is the human chorionic gonadotropin. It acts on the ovary to maintain the corpus luteum, of menstruation which it converts to corpus luteum of pregnancy.

 

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