FSHR

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FSHR

A gene on chromosome 2p21-p16 that encodes a G protein-coupled receptor for follicle stimulating hormone, which plays a key role in gonad development.

Molecular pathology
FSHR mutations cause ovarian dysgenesis type 1 and ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.
References in periodicals archive ?
Molecular, structural, and cellular biology of follitropin and follitropin receptor. Vitam Horm 64:249-322.