Corticotropin-releasing hormone inhibition of gonadotropin secretion during the menstrual cycle.

Abstract

To determine whether corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) exerts an inhibitory action on gonadotropin secretion in normal fertile women, the effects of CRH on luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), and cortisol secretion were studied during the menstrual cycle. CRH had no effect on LH release during the midfollicular phase of the… (More)

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