"Inhibins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Glycoproteins that inhibit pituitary FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE secretion. Inhibins are secreted by the Sertoli cells of the testes, the granulosa cells of the ovarian follicles, the placenta, and other tissues. Inhibins and ACTIVINS are modulators of FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE secretions; both groups belong to the TGF-beta superfamily, as the TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR BETA. Inhibins consist of a disulfide-linked heterodimer with a unique alpha linked to either a beta A or a beta B subunit to form inhibin A or inhibin B, respectively
- Inhibins, Female
- Female Inhibins
- Ovarian Inhibin
- Inhibin, Ovarian
- Female Inhibin
- Inhibin, Female
- Inhibin F
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