Fertility and Antifertility Effects of LH-RH and Its Agonists

  • U. K. Banik
  • M. L. Givner
Part of the Biochemical Endocrinology book series (BIOEND)


Following isolation, purification (Schally et al., 1971; Amoss et al., 1971), and elucidation of the chemical structure of luteinizing-hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) (Matsuo et al., 1971a; Burgus et al., 1971) and its synthesis (Matsuo et al., 1971b; Monahan et al., 1971), many investigators (see White et al., 1973; Immer et al., 1974) synthesized a number of analogues that are more potent than LH-RH in releasing LH and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and inducing ovulation in animals and humans (Fugino et al., 1974; Schally et al., 1976; Keye et al., 1976).


Mating Behavior Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Luteinizing Hormone Release Hormone Ethynyl Estradiol Rhythm Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. K. Banik
    • 1
  • M. L. Givner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Endocrinology and ImmunochemistryAyerst Research LaboratoriesMontrealCanada

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