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Growth hormone, insulin-like growth factor I, and leptin interaction in human cultured lutein granulosa cells steroidogenesis
Objective: To investigate the effect of leptin on the actions of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) in ovarian steroidogenesis in vitro. Design: In vitro cell culture study. Setting: Research ...
The corpus luteum is formed from the pre-ovulatory follicle under the action of the mid-cycle LH surge. LH is the main luteotrophic hormone in women controlling luteal structure and function during the normal menstrual ...
Relation between leptin and cortisol values in umbilical vessels at normal vaginal delivery
To study the role of various hormones in the control of fetal leptin secretion during labour, 33 pregnant women with normal singleton term pregnancy were recruited. At the time of spontaneous vaginal delivery, a venous ...