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Hypothalamus-pituitary-testicle axis

Hypothalamus-pituitary-testicle axis

This is the hypothalamus-pituitary-testicle axis. The hypothalamus is in charge of generating GnRh that will activate the pituitary and produce the FSH and LH hormones. The FSH hormone will act on the Sertoli cells while LH will act on the Leydig cells generating testosterone.

The end result of this will be spermatogenesis; that is, the production of spermatozoa.

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By BSc, MSc (embryologist), (gynecologist), (embryologist) and (invitra staff).
Last Update: 01/27/2020
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