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Descriptions of Inhibin

Inhibin: Inhibins are peptide hormones, secreted by the follicular cells of the ovary and by the testis, that negatively regulate the synthesis and secretion of follicle stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary. The detection of serum inhibins has been implicated in association with reproductive disorders, including infertility and ovarian cancers.
Source: Diseases Database

Inhibin : peptide hormone which inhibits pituitary secretion of Follicle Stimulating Hormone; same name has been used for a tumor suppressor protein, do not confuse.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Inhibin

Inhibin: Inhibin is a hormone produced by the ovaries in women and the testes in men. Inhibin decreases the secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone from the pituitary gland.

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