Effects of catechol estrogen infusions upon gonadotropin and prolactin concentrations in men.

To study the effects of catechol estrogens upon gonadotropin secretion, 2-hydroxyestrone (2-OHE1) and 2-hydroxyestradiol (2-OHE2) were administered iv to young adult men in a range of doses for 4 days. Blood samples were obtained for plasma LH, FSH, and PRL at 20-min intervals for 6 h before and at the end of the infusion period. 2-OHE1 had no effect upon… CONTINUE READING