follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) | definition

hormone produced by the anterior pituitary that stimulates gamete production


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Clark, M., Douglas, M., Choi, J. Biology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at: https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e

Research Article: Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Increases the Risk of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis by Stimulating Osteoclast Differentiation

Date Published: August 4, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Jie Wang, Wenwen Zhang, Chunxiao Yu, Xu Zhang, Haiqing Zhang, Qingbo Guan, Jiajun Zhao, Jin Xu, Ferenc Gallyas. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0134986 Abstract: The objectives of this study were to observe the changes in follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and bone mineral density (BMD) in postmenopausal women, to research … Continue reading

Research Article: Effect of Different Culture Systems and 3, 5, 3′-Triiodothyronine/Follicle-Stimulating Hormone on Preantral Follicle Development in Mice

Date Published: April 15, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Cheng Zhang, Xiaoxia Wang, Zhengpin Wang, Wanbao Niu, Baochang Zhu, Guoliang Xia, Hongmei Wang. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0061947 Abstract: The mechanical method to isolate preantral follicle has been reported for many years. However, the culture systems in vitro are still unstable. The aim of this study was to … Continue reading

Research Article: Follicle Stimulating Hormone is an accurate predictor of azoospermia in childhood cancer survivors

Date Published: July 20, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Thomas W. Kelsey, Lauren McConville, Angela B. Edgar, Alex I. Ungurianu, Rod T. Mitchell, Richard A. Anderson, W. Hamish B. Wallace, Stefan Schlatt. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181377 Abstract: The accuracy of Follicle Stimulating Hormone as a predictor of azoospermia in adult survivors of childhood cancer is unclear, … Continue reading

Research Article: Follicle Stimulating Hormone is an accurate predictor of azoospermia in childhood cancer survivors

Date Published: July 20, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Thomas W. Kelsey, Lauren McConville, Angela B. Edgar, Alex I. Ungurianu, Rod T. Mitchell, Richard A. Anderson, W. Hamish B. Wallace, Stefan Schlatt. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181377 Abstract: The accuracy of Follicle Stimulating Hormone as a predictor of azoospermia in adult survivors of childhood cancer is unclear, … Continue reading

Research Article: Canonical WNT Signaling Inhibits Follicle Stimulating Hormone Mediated Steroidogenesis in Primary Cultures of Rat Granulosa Cells

Date Published: January 17, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Andrea D. Stapp, Belinda I. Gómez, Craig A. Gifford, Dennis M. Hallford, Jennifer A. Hernandez Gifford, John Davis. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0086432 Abstract: Beta-catenin (CTNNB1), a key component of wingless-type mouse mammary tumor virus integration site family (WNT) signaling, participates in follicle stimulated hormone-mediated regulation of estrogen … Continue reading

Research Article: Association of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Receptor Polymorphisms with Ovarian Response in Chinese Women: A Prospective Clinical Study

Date Published: October 22, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Yuanliang Yan, Zhicheng Gong, Lu Zhang, Yanping Li, Xiong Li, Lin Zhu, Lunquan Sun, Stefan Schlatt. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0078138 Abstract: Follicular stimulating hormone (FSH) is a glycoprotein and widely used for the treatment of infertility; FSH action is mediated by FSH receptor (FSHR), SNPs of which … Continue reading

Research Article: Pituitary-Specific Overexpression of Porcine Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Leads to Improvement of Female Fecundity in BAC Transgenic Mice

Date Published: July 31, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Mingjun Bi, Jia Tong, Fei Chang, Jing Wang, Hengxi Wei, Yunping Dai, Mingxing Chu, Yaofeng Zhao, Ning Li, Marlon R. Schneider. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0042335 Abstract: Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is a pituitary glycoprotein that, together with luteinizing hormone, plays a crucial role in ovarian folliculogenesis and female fertility. … Continue reading

Research Article: Testicular Development in Mice Lacking Receptors for Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Androgen

Date Published: April 13, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Peter J. O’Shaughnessy, Ana Monteiro, Margaret Abel, Jean-Marc A. Lobaccaro. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0035136 Abstract: Post-natal testicular development is dependent on gonadotrophin and androgen stimulation. Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) acts through receptors (FSHR) on the Sertoli cell to stimulate spermatogenesis while androgens promote testis growth through receptors (AR) … Continue reading

Research Article: Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Anti-Müllerian Hormone per Oocyte in Predicting in vitro Fertilization Pregnancy in High Responders: A Cohort Study

Date Published: April 24, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Andrea Weghofer, Ann Kim, David H. Barad, Norbert Gleicher, John P. Lydon. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0034290 Abstract: Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) are utilized to differentiate between good and poor response to controlled ovarian hyperstimulation. Their respective roles in defining functional ovarian reserve remain, however, … Continue reading

Research Article: High-level expression of biologically active human follicle stimulating hormone in the Chinese hamster ovary cell line by a pair of tricistronic and monocistronic vectors

Date Published: July 5, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Nadezhda A. Orlova, Sergey V. Kovnir, Yulia A. Khodak, Mikhail A. Polzikov, Victoria A. Nikitina, Konstantin G. Skryabin, Ivan I. Vorobiev, Paulo Lee Ho. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0219434 Abstract: Recombinant human follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), produced in Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells, is widely used for treatment … Continue reading