Glycoprotein Hormones, alpha Subunit



Chorionic Gonadotropin, alpha

Chorionic Gonadotropin, alpha Subunit

Common alpha Subunit Glycoprotein Hormones

FSH alpha

FSH, alpha Subunit


Follicle Stimulating Hormone, alpha Subunit

Follicle-Stimulating Hormone, alpha Subunit

Glycoprotein Hormones, alpha Chain

Glycoprotein Hormones, alpha Polypeptide

LH, alpha Subunit

Luteinizing Hormone, alpha Subunit

Lutotropin alpha


Pituitary Glycoprotein Hormone, alpha Subunit

TSH alpha

TSH, alpha Subunit


Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, alpha Subunit

Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone, alpha Subunit

Thyrotropin alpha Subunit

The alpha chain of pituitary glycoprotein hormones (THYROTROPIN; FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE; LUTEINIZING HORMONE) and the placental CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN. Within a species, the alpha subunits of these four hormones are identical; the distinct functional characteristics of these glycoprotein hormones are determined by the unique beta subunits. Both subunits, the non-covalently bound heterodimers, are required for full biologic activity.