Effects of hCG on serum levels of testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and androstenedione in male mice.

@article{Lau1978EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of hCG on serum levels of testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and androstenedione in male mice.},
  author={I F Lau and Sushma Saksena and Min Choo Chang},
  journal={Hormone research},
  year={1978},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={169-75}
}
The concentrations of testosterone (T), 5alpha-dihydrotestosterone (5alpha-DHT) and delta4-androstenedione (delta4 A) in the circulating blood were increased by a single subcutaneous injection of 10 IU of hCG in the mouse. The response of androgen synthesis to hCG stimulation was rapid and persisted over a period of 96 h. The increased supply of T to the… CONTINUE READING