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 (gō-năd′ə-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk) also go·nad·o·troph·ic (-trŏf′ĭk, -trō′fĭk)
Acting on or stimulating the gonads: a gonadotropic hormone.
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Adj.1.gonadotrophic - of or relating to or involving gonadotropin
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Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone-signal transduction and stathmin phosphorylation in the gonadotrope aT3-1 cell line.
In 3 patients rapid, sustained decreases in luteinizing hormone/follicle stimulating hormone (LH/FSH) levels, indicative of EP-100 activity on gonadotrope cells in the anterior pituitary were noted.
Mono-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (MEHP) regulates glucocorticoid metabolism through 11[beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 2 in murine gonadotrope cells," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communication 389(2): 305-309.
4 shows that plant extracts diminish the immuno-reactive LH rate released by gonadotrope cells.
Mise en evidence d'un facteur gonadotrope et d'un facteur allatotrope dans Ia pars intercerebrales.
Activins regulate 17[beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type I transcription in murine gonadotrope cells," Journal of Endocrinology 201(1): 89-104.
The gonadotrope cells of the pituitary produce luteinizing hormone (LH) and FSH under the control of hypothalamic gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH).
I: Estrogenic effects in vivo and LH release cultured gonadotrope cells.
Both SMAD2 and SMAD3 mediate activin-stimulated expression of the follicle-stimulating hormone [beta] subunit in mouse gonadotrope cells," Molecular Endocrinology 18(3): 606-623.
No immortalized human gonadotrope cells exist that are not transformed, as occurs in cancer.