OBO ID: GO:0016913
Term Name: follicle-stimulating hormone activity Search Ontology:
  • follicle stimulating hormone activity
  • follitropin activity
  • FSH activity
Definition: The action characteristic of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), a gonadotrophic glycoprotein hormone secreted, in mammals, by the anterior pituitary gland. Upon receptor binding, FSH stimulates growth of Graafian follicles in the ovaries in females, and stimulates the epithelium of the seminiferous tubules to increase spermatogenesis. 0198547684
Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
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