Follistatin: A Multifunctional Regulatory Protein

@article{Phillips1998FollistatinAM,
  title={Follistatin: A Multifunctional Regulatory Protein},
  author={D. Phillips and D. M. Kretser},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology},
  year={1998},
  volume={19},
  pages={287-322}
}
Follistatin was first described in 1987 as a follicle-stimulating hormone inhibiting substance present in ovarian follicular fluid. We now know that this effect of follistatin is only one of its many properties in a number of reproductive and nonreproductive systems. A majority of these functions are facilitated through the affinity of follistatin for activin, where activin's effects are neutralized through its binding to follistatin. As such, the interplay between follistatin and activin… Expand
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