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Hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity.A hormone produced by the pituitary gland though can also be produced by the placenta in some animals during pregnanc.

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menstrual period

... of the thickened endometrium of the uterus depends upon the A. egg being fertilized and the progesterone level remaining high B. decrease of gonadotrophin production by the ovaries C. egg being fertilized and the progesterone level decreasing D. increase of gonadotropin production by the ...

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by RADIOhead
Sun May 22, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: menstrual period
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What kills (and what saves) a corpus luteum?

... what builds up or runs down which finally causes it to die...and how is that death prevented if an implanted zygote releases human chorionic gonadotrophin? (And another one - by month 3 the placenta is producing its own estrogen and progesterone...does the corpus luteum die then? Or does ...

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by jasonfahy
Fri May 02, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What kills (and what saves) a corpus luteum?
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... the corpus luteum will keep on producing progesterone that will stop the production of LH. This occurs due to production of hCG (human chorionic gonadotrophin) by the menstral lying as a result of implantation of the embryo... but the corpus luteum will still degenerate after ~6 weeks... After ...

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by Revenged
Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LH
Replies: 7
Views: 5350

Good info!

... Calusterone Chlorandrostenolone 4 - Chloromethandienone Chlorotestosterone [see Clostebol] Chloroxydienone Chloroxymesterone Chorionic Gonadotrophin [see Gonadotrophin - Chorionic Human] Clenbuterol Clomiphene Clostebol Cloxotestosterone Danazol Darbepoietin alfa Dehydrochloromethyltestosterone ...

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by stacking
Mon Apr 03, 2006 8:15 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Name chemical
Replies: 6
Views: 7337

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