follistatin

A peptide synthesized by granulosa cells in response to FSH that suppresses FSH activity, probably by binding activins. [follicle + -stat + -in]

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fol·li·stat·in (folґĭ-stat″in) [follicle-stimulating hormone + -statin] a peptide that suppresses the secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone; called also folliculostatin.

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  • WFIKKN1 — WAP, follistatin/kazal, immunoglobulin, kunitz and netrin domain containing 1, also known as WFIKKN1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: WFIKKN1 WAP, follistatin/kazal, immunoglobulin, kunitz and netrin domain containing 1| url =… …   Wikipedia

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