lutenizing hormone


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lutenizing hormone

(LH): see gonadotropic hormonegonadotropic hormone
or gonadotropin,
any one of three glycoprotein (see protein) hormones released by either the anterior pituitary gland or the placenta (the organ in which maternal and fetal blood exchange nutrients and waste products) that have various effects upon
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The initial project involves the development of a depot formulation (LeuProMaxx(TM)) of leuprolide acetate formulated to be clinically equivalent to Lupron Depot (TAP), a lutenizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist indicated for the treatment of prostate cancer, endometriosis and uterine fibroids.
The company's lead product, currently in Phase I/II depot (sustained release) clinical trials is a Lutenizing Hormone Releasing Hormone (LHRH) antagonist for the treatment of prostate cancer and other disorders treated by hormone regulation.