"Chorionic Gonadotropin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A gonadotropic glycoprotein hormone produced primarily by the PLACENTA. Similar to the pituitary LUTEINIZING HORMONE in structure and function, chorionic gonadotropin is involved in maintaining the CORPUS LUTEUM during pregnancy. CG consists of two noncovalently linked subunits, alpha and beta. Within a species, the alpha subunit is virtually identical to the alpha subunits of the three pituitary glycoprotein hormones (TSH, LH, and FSH), but the beta subunit is unique and confers its biological specificity (CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN, BETA SUBUNIT, HUMAN).
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Chorionic Gonadotropin" by people in Profiles.
Decreased inhibin B responses following recombinant human chorionic gonadotropin administration in normal women and women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertil Steril. 2014 Jan; 101(1):275-9.
Cloning and characterization of porcine ovarian estrogen receptor beta isoforms. Biol Reprod. 2002 Mar; 66(3):616-23.
Role of protein synthesis, prostaglandins, and estrogen in rat ovarian metalloproteinase inhibitor production. Biol Reprod. 1993 May; 48(5):1006-13.
Ectopic pregnancy in an urban teaching hospital: can tubal rupture be predicted? South Med J. 1991 Dec; 84(12):1467-9.
Hormonal regulation of matrix metalloproteinase inhibitors in rat granulosa cells and ovaries. Endocrinology. 1991 Apr; 128(4):1825-32.
Treatment of metastatic trophoblastic disease: good and poor prognosis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1973 Feb 15; 115(4):451-7.
[Pregnosticon planotest in the early diagnosis of pregnancy]. Lijec Vjesn. 1969; 91(12):1305-9.