gonadotrophins


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gonadotrophins

Gonad-stimulating hormones made by the pituitary gland.
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Plasma prolactin and gonadotrophins during gonadal development and the onset of photorefractoriness in male and female starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) on artificial photoperiods.
Due to a short half-life and better embryo production performance compared to other gonadotrophins, FSH is preferable as a stimulatory agent in any multiple ovulation and embryo transfer (MOET) programme (Holtz, 2005).
Patients with PCOS undergoing ART usually show an increased response to gonadotrophins and consequently produce large numbers of follicles and oocytes.
Consensus statement on the bio-safety of urinary-derived gonadotrophins with respect to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
29] Sarkar M, Chaudhuri GR, Chattopadhyay A, Biswas NM (2003) Effect of sodium arsenite on spermatogenesis, plasma gonadotrophins and testosterone in rats.
Our patient presented with features of severe anterior pituitary dysfunction due to deficiency of gonadotrophins, TSH, ACTH and GH.
After the war in 1947, he developed an interest in endocrinology and reproduction and started a small animal breeding surgery, set up bioassays for urinary gonadotrophins and oestrogen (the female hormone) and concluded that the most important requirement in human reproduction was the development of a highly accurate method for timing ovulation in women, similar to the phenomenon of oestrus in animals.
8) They bind to GnRH receptors for extended intervals, with resultant downregulation of the pituitary gland, resulting in decreased production of gonadotrophins and ovarian hormones.
If this doesn't work, they may consider gonadotrophins, hormones injected to stimulate the ovaries.
Prions, urinary gonadotrophins and recombinant gonadotrophins.
The active substance in Decapeptyl(R) is triptorelin, a decapeptide analogue of GnRH (Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone), a hormone secreted by the hypothalamus, which initially stimulates the release of pituitary gonadotrophins (hormones produced by the pituitary gland), which in turn control hormonal secretions by the testes and ovaries.