Is there a role for thyroid hormone on spermatogenesis?

  title={Is there a role for thyroid hormone on spermatogenesis?},
  author={M{\'a}rcia Santos Wagner and Simone Magagnin Wajner and Ana L. L. M. Maia},
  journal={Microscopy research and technique},
  volume={72 11},
Appropriate level of thyroid hormone is essential for normal development and metabolism in most vertebrate tissues and altered thyroid status impacts adversely on them. For many years the testis was regarded as a thyroid hormone unresponsive organ, but consistent evidence accumulated in the past two decades has definitively changed this classical view. Currently, the concept that thyroid hormone plays a critical role in testis development, in rats and other vertebrate species, is clearly… CONTINUE READING

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