Effect of testosterone, estradiol-17 beta, and 5 alpha-dihydrotestosterone on inhibin production by sertoli cells in culture.

Inhibin activity in charcoal-extracted spent culture medium of Sertoli cells in Primary culture (CSCCM) was monitored by following the temporal inhibition of serum levels of luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) in normal adult male rats. Subcutaneous injection of CSCCM reduced LH and FSH levels within 15 min and maintained the… CONTINUE READING