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Disorders of male reproduction 

Disorders of male reproduction
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Disorders of male reproduction
Author(s):

U. Srinivas-Shankar

and F.C.W. Wu

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.130802
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date: 22 October 2017

Luteinizing hormone (LH) stimulates biosynthesis of androgenic steroids by binding to specific surface membrane receptors on the Leydig cells in the testis. Testosterone is essential for male sexual differentiation, growth and function of the male genital tract, secondary sexual characteristics, sexual potency, and production of spermatozoa....

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