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Gonadotrophins

Chorionic gonadotrophin (human chorionic gonadotrophin, hCG) is a complex glycoprotein excreted in the urine of women during pregnancy. It has a similar effect to luteinising hormone (LH) secreted by the anterior pituitary gland in both males and females. In veterinary practice, it is used to supplement or replace luteinising hormone in cases of ovulation failureā€¦ Read More »