Luteinizing Hormone

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Luteinizing hormone (Wiki)       
    "Luteinizing hormone (LH, also known as lutropin[1]) is a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland. In females, an acute rise of LH called the LH surge triggers ovulation[2] and development of the corpus luteum. In males, where LH had also been called interstitial cell-stimulating hormone (ICSH),[3] it stimulates Leydig cell production of testosterone.[4] It acts synergistically with FSH."  
    "The release of LH at the pituitary gland is controlled by pulses of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) from the hypothalamus. Those pulses, in turn, are subject to the oestrogen feedback from the gonads.


1 Structure
2 Genes
3 Activity
4 Normal levels
5 Predicting ovulation
6 Disease states
6.1 Relative elevations
6.2 High LH levels
6.3 Deficient LH activity
7 Availability
8 References
9 External links