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M von Wolff, C T Nakas, M Tobler, T M Merz, M P Hilty, J D Veldhuis, A R Huber, and J Pichler Hefti

−80°C thereafter. Cortisol, prolactin, thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), free tetraiodothyronine (fT4), free triiodothyronine (fT3), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH) and total testosterone (testosterone) were analysed

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Lian Hollander-Cohen, Benjamin Böhm, Krist Hausken, and Berta Levavi-Sivan

brain culminate in a signal to the pituitary gland to release the gonadotropins (GTHs). The pituitary GTHs include follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH), and together are responsible for gametogenesis, steroidogenesis, protein

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Alexander Tacey, Lewan Parker, Bu B Yeap, John Joseph, Ee M Lim, Andrew Garnham, David L Hare, Tara Brennan-Speranza, and Itamar Levinger

hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) was analysed on an Immulite 2000 (Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.) and luteinizing hormone (LH) on an Architect Analyser (Abbott Diagnostics). Statistical analysis Data were checked for normality and analysed using

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Mikkel Andreassen, Anders Juul, Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen, and Niels Jørgensen

Introduction The gonadotropins, luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) are released from the gonadotropic cells in the anterior pituitary gland. In men, the main target cells for LH are Leydig cells with subsequent

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M Boering, P R van Dijk, S J J Logtenberg, K H Groenier, B H R Wolffenbuttel, R O B Gans, N Kleefstra, and H J G Bilo

gonadotropins and sex steroids, concentrations of luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), testosterone, and 17-β-estradiol were also assessed. Subjects, materials and methods Study design This study is a post hoc analysis of a

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Nicolás Crisosto, Bárbara Echiburú, Manuel Maliqueo, Marta Luchsinger, Pedro Rojas, Sergio Recabarren, and Teresa Sir-Petermann

distribution, such as increased hair growth and balding or premature male balding ( 16 ). Other studies have described abnormalities in plasma luteinizing hormone (LH) levels ( 17 ) and dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate concentrations in male members of PCOS

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M Jensterle, A Podbregar, K Goricar, N Gregoric, and A Janez

), luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) were determined with a chemiluminescent immunoassay (Immulite 2000 XPi Analyzer; Siemens Healthcare). Within and between assays, coefficients of variation for the applied method ranged from 1.2 to

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Kerry V Fanson, Tamara Keeley, and Benjamin G Fanson

, including estradiol (E 2 ), progestagens, luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone, prolactin, and inhibin (19, 20, 21, 28, 29) . Chronic stress was one of the first theories proposed for ovarian dysfunction in elephants, but previous studies

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Maki Igarashi, Tadayuki Ayabe, Kiwako Yamamoto-Hanada, Keiko Matsubara, Hatoko Sasaki, Mayako Saito-Abe, Miori Sato, Nathan Mise, Akihiko Ikegami, Masayuki Shimono, Reiko Suga, Shouichi Ohga, Masafumi Sanefuji, Masako Oda, Hiroshi Mitsubuchi, Takehiro Michikawa, Shin Yamazaki, Shoji Nakayama, Yukihiro Ohya, and Maki Fukami

, and DHEA-S were 0.092 pmol/L (0.025 pg/mL), 0.017 nmol/L (5 pg/mL), and 0.14 μmol/L (50 pg/mL), respectively. Serum levels of luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) were measured using standard chemiluminescent enzyme immune

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Wolfgang Koechling, Daniel Plaksin, Glenn E Croston, Janni V Jeppesen, Kirsten T Macklon, and Claus Yding Andersen

. Further comparing the two rFSH proteins, they produced similar in vitro responses in patient-derived luteinized granulosa cells, measuring FSH-induced hormone production and gene regulation. In addition to inducing progesterone production to similar