LH   

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 1159

Synonyms: luteinising hormone | luteinizing hormone
LH is an approved drug (FDA (2004))
Comment: The approved drug lutropin alfa (INN) is the recombinant form of human LH and is composed of two subunits (α = 92 amino acids, β = 121 amino acids).
Species: Human
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References
1. Bousfield GR, Dias JA. (2011)
Synthesis and secretion of gonadotropins including structure-function correlates.
Rev Endocr Metab Disord, 12 (4): 289-302. [PMID:21739108]
2. Jia XC, Oikawa M, Bo M, Tanaka T, Ny T, Boime I, Hsueh AJ. (1991)
Expression of human luteinizing hormone (LH) receptor: interaction with LH and chorionic gonadotropin from human but not equine, rat, and ovine species.
Mol Endocrinol, 5: 759-768. [PMID:1922095]
3. Müller T, Gromoll J, Simoni M. (2003)
Absence of exon 10 of the human luteinizing hormone (LH) receptor impairs LH, but not human chorionic gonadotropin action.
J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab., 88 (5): 2242-9. [PMID:12727981]