Peptide Inhibitors of Intracellular Gonadotropin Action

  • Kenneth W. McKerns
Part of the Biochemical Endocrinology book series (BIOEND, volume 1)


How is transcription regulated in trophic hormone-dependent tissues? What are the energy sources and the control mechanisms in the biosynthesis of nucleotides? Do hormones regulate DNA-dependent RNA synthesis? These are some questions to which I have given some answers and have proposed a general theory of regulation of the gonads by gonadotropins. Steroid hormone biosynthesis is also related to these mechanisms.


Luteinizing Hormone Corpus Luteum Peptide Inhibitor Steroid Hormone Biosynthesis Nucleotide Biosynthesis 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth W. McKerns
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  1. 1.International Foundation for Biochemical EndocrinologyBlue Hill FallsUSA

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