FSH Binding in Rat Testes During Maturation and Following Hypophysectomy. Cellular Localization of FSH Receptors

  • Anna Steinberger
  • K. H. Thanki
  • B. Siegal
Part of the Current Topics in Molecular Endocrinology book series (CTME, volume 1)


Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) has been recognized to play a paramount role in the regulation of spermatogenesis. However, its precise function and cellular site of action in the testis have not been clarified (1). Several morphologic and biochemical parameters are known to be affected by FSH. These effects have been more readily demonstrable in testes of immature or hypophysectomized animals compared to intact adults.


Germ Cell Follicle Stimulate Hormone Interstitial Cell Seminiferous Tubule Hormone Binding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Steinberger
    • 1
  • K. H. Thanki
    • 1
  • B. Siegal
    • 1
  1. 1.Program in Reproductive Biology and EndocrinologyUniversity of Texas Medical School at HoustonHoustonUSA

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