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Fig. 2

From: Paternal obesity: how bad is it for sperm quality and progeny health?

Fig. 2

Schematic representation of the hypothalamic pituitary testicular axis and hormone testicular production upon obesity. Solid lines represent the hormonal regulation in normal weight men; dashed lines represent the inhibitory effects of obesity. AMH: anti-müllerien hormone; ABP: androgen binding protein; E2: oestrogen; FSH: follicle stimulating hormone; GnRH: gonadotropin releasing hormone; LH: luteinizing hormone; LHR: luteinizing hormone receptor; SHBG: sex hormone binding globulin; StAR: steroidogenic acute regulatory protein

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