FSH   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 1157

Synonyms: follitropin | human follicle stimulating hormone
Approved drug
FSH is an approved drug (FDA (1997))
Comment: Urofollitropin is a purified form of human FSH. Note the that chemical structure in the PubChem entry linked to above represents this ligand without specified stereochemistry.
Species: Human
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
FSH is used to treat female infertility.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
Downstream signals, resulting from FSH-induced activation of the follicle stimulating hormone receptor, stimulate recruitment and development of ovarian follicles.