ea0081p279 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022
Santa Rocca Maria
, Pannella Micaela
, Foresta Carlo
, Ferlin Alberto
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is a member of the glycoprotein hormone family that plays a pivotal role in ovarian folliculogenesis and spermatogenesis. FSH receptor (FSHR) is, indeed, highly expressed in granulosa and Sertoli cells respectively. However, recent studies have detected FSHR also in extra-gonadal tissues, such as adipose tissue, bone, endometrium, placenta, endothelium, monocytes, and malignant tissues, suggesting, that the activity of this hormone may not be...