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Inhibin

Inhibin

(Science: hormone) polypeptide hormone secreted by the hypophysis, that selectively suppresses the secretion of pituitary follicle-stimulating hormone. The molecule has two subunits (14 & 18 kD) and is a product of the gene family that includes tgf _. There are two forms, __A and __B, the _ subunit being shared with activin.

inhibin is now, on the basis of gene knockout experiments, considered to be a tumour suppressor, the key gene being that for inhibin _.


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Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... on the 60th day of gestation would cause: a. an increase in plasma estrogen levels. b. a decrease in plasma LH levels. c. an increase in plasma inhibin levels d. an increased myometrial contraction. e. a rapid growth of her fetus.

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by ScrimmSphere
Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:03 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
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Unknown disease in Malaysia,1 of my friend infected.Pls Help

O I See,obesity can cause this also. Progesterone and estrogen cause inhibin on GnRH right? How it is inhibin GnRH hormone for stimulate FSH and LH? progesterone and oestrogen inhibit FSH and LH production (the do not stimulate it)... and i think you mean ...

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by Revenged
Thu Apr 05, 2007 12:23 pm
 
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Topic: Unknown disease in Malaysia,1 of my friend infected.Pls Help
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Unknown disease in Malaysia,1 of my friend infected.Pls Help

O I See,obesity can cause this also. Progesterone and estrogen cause inhibin on GnRH right? How it is inhibin GnRH hormone for stimulate FSH and LH?

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by vergil5203
Thu Apr 05, 2007 10:49 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unknown disease in Malaysia,1 of my friend infected.Pls Help
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