Sex steroids regulate TSH-induced thyroid growth during sexual maturation in Wistar rats.

@article{Banu2002SexSR,
  title={Sex steroids regulate TSH-induced thyroid growth during sexual maturation in Wistar rats.},
  author={K Sakhila Banu and Michael Mariajoseph Aruldhas},
  journal={Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={110 1},
  pages={37-42}
}
Sex steroids have been reported to influence thyroid pathogenesis in human and experimental animals. However, there is no much report on the effect of sex steroids in the growth of normal thyroid. The present study is an attempt to know TSH-induced thyroid growth during sexual maturation in Wistar rats. Wistar rats of day 1 to day 150 postpartum (pp) were used in the present study. Thyroid growth indices such as absolute and relative thyroid weights, concentration of DNA in the thyroid, mitotic… CONTINUE READING
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