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Testosterone

"Testosterone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A potent androgenic steroid and major product secreted by the LEYDIG CELLS of the TESTIS. Its production is stimulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE from the PITUITARY GLAND. In turn, testosterone exerts feedback control of the pituitary LH and FSH secretion. Depending on the tissues, testosterone can be further converted to DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Testosterone" by people in this website by year, and whether "Testosterone" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 25 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2009 and 2010 and 2012
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