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Gonadotropins, Pituitary MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gonadotropins, Pituitary
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.322.576
D06.472.699.631.525.343
D12.644.548.691.525.343
Unique ID
D006065
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006065
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Hormones secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR) that stimulate gonadal functions in both males and females. They include FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE that stimulates germ cell maturation (OOGENESIS; SPERMATOGENESIS), and LUTEINIZING HORMONE that stimulates the production of sex steroids (ESTROGENS; PROGESTERONE; ANDROGENS).
Pharm Action
Fertility Agents, Female
Fertility Agents, Male
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WK 515
See Also
Receptors, Gonadotropin
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Gonadotropins, Pituitary Preferred
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