Inhibin B in male reproduction: pathophysiology and clinical relevance.

@article{Meachem2001InhibinBI,
  title={Inhibin B in male reproduction: pathophysiology and clinical relevance.},
  author={Sarah Jayne Meachem and Eberhard Nieschlag and Manuela Simoni},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2001},
  volume={145 5},
  pages={561-71}
}
The recent availability of specific inhibin assays has demonstrated that inhibin B is the relevant circulating inhibin form in the human male. Inhibin B is a dimer of an alpha and a betaB subunit. It is produced exclusively by the testis, predominantly by the Sertoli cells in the prepubertal testis, while the site of production in the adult is still controversial. Inhibin B controls FSH secretion via a negative feedback mechanism. In the adult, inhibin B production depends both on FSH and on… CONTINUE READING

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