gonadotropin

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gonadotropin

[gō‚nad·ə′trō·pən]
(biochemistry)
A substance that acts to stimulate the gonads.
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Structural differences in the hinge region of the glycoprotein hormone receptors: evidence from the sulfated tyrosine residues.
Follicle-stimulating hormone A pituitary glycoprotein hormone that causes ovarian follicles to develop from the secondary to the tertiary stage.
Gonadotropins comprise a glycoprotein hormone family, which includes the pituitary gland-derived follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), and placenta-derived chorionic gonadotropin (CG).
The activity of the thyroid gland is predominantly regulated by the pituitary glycoprotein hormone known as thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH).
Thyroid-stimulating hormone (thyrotropin; TSH) (3) is a member of the glycoprotein hormone family that includes pituitary and placental gonadotropins.
hCG is a glycoprotein hormone composed of 2 dissimilar subunits designated [alpha] and [beta].
The pregnancy marker human Chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) [3] (1, 2), a 37-kDa glycoprotein hormone synthesized by the trophoblast cells of placenta, is one of the most commonly measured markers both in clinical laboratories and in point-of-care (POC) settings.