Anterior pituitary hormones

Ilan Shimon, Shlomo Melmed

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Abstract

The human anterior pituitary gland contains at least five distinct hormone-producing cell populations, expressing six different hormones (Table 1): pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC), growth hormone (GH), prolactin (PRL), thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), and luteinizing hormone (LH).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEndocrinology
Subtitle of host publicationBasic and Clinical Principles: Second Edition
PublisherHumana Press
Pages197-210
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781588294272
DOIs
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

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