bp0013cpr2 | The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis | CPR1989
Esbenshade K. L.
, Ziecikt A. J.
, Britt J. H.
Summary. Gonadotrophins, synthesized and secreted from the basophils of the
adenohypophysis, bind to various target cells and elicit a wide variety of responses.
Specific receptors for gonadotrophins have been found on plasma membranes of thecal,
granulosa, luteal, endometrial and myometrial cells in the female and on Leydig and
Sertoli cells in the Male. Gonadotrophins exert their effects through various intracellular
second messengers and control biosyn...