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Substance Name: Mullerian-inhibiting hormone
RN: 80497-65-0

Note

  • A glycoprotein that causes regression of MULLERIAN DUCTS. It is produced by SERTOLI CELLS of the TESTES. In the absence of this hormone, the Mullerian ducts develop into structures of the female reproductive tract. In males, defects of this hormone result in persistent Mullerian duct, a form of MALE PSEUDOHERMAPHRODITISM.
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Mullerian-inhibiting hormone

MeSH Heading

  • Anti-mullerian hormone

Synonyms

  • Anti-mullerian factor
  • Anti-mullerian hormone
  • Hormone, anti-muellerian
  • Mullerian inhibiting hormone
  • Mullerian inhibiting substance
  • Mullerian regression factor
  • Mullerian-inhibiting factor
  • Mullerian-inhibiting hormone

Systematic Name

  • Muellerian inhibiting hormone

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 80497-65-0

System Generated Number

  • 0080497650