Gene Symbol: FSHR
Description: follicle stimulating hormone receptor
Alias: follicle-stimulating hormone receptor, FSH-R, follitropin receptor
Species: chicken

Top Publications

  1. Johnson A, Bridgham J, Woods D. Cellular mechanisms and modulation of activin A- and transforming growth factor beta-mediated differentiation in cultured hen granulosa cells. Biol Reprod. 2004;71:1844-51 pubmed
    ..Significantly, the finding that TGFbeta signaling is negatively regulated by MAP kinase signaling is proposed to represent a mechanism that prevents premature differentiation of granulosa cells. ..
  2. You S, Bridgham J, Foster D, Johnson A. Characterization of the chicken follicle-stimulating hormone receptor (cFSH-R) complementary deoxyribonucleic acid, and expression of cFSH-R messenger ribonucleic acid in the ovary. Biol Reprod. 1996;55:1055-62 pubmed
  3. Wakabayashi N, Suzuki A, Hoshino H, Nishimori K, Mizuno S. The cDNA cloning and transient expression of a chicken gene encoding a follicle-stimulating hormone receptor. Gene. 1997;197:121-7 pubmed
    ..From these results, we conclude that pcFSHR is a cDNA clone for the chicken FSH-R. ..
  4. Cui H, Zhao G, Liu R, Zheng M, Chen J, Wen J. FSH stimulates lipid biosynthesis in chicken adipose tissue by upregulating the expression of its receptor FSHR. J Lipid Res. 2012;53:909-17 pubmed publisher
    Transcripts and protein for follicle-stimulating hormone receptor (FSHR) were demonstrated in abdominal adipose tissue of female chickens...
  5. Oc n Grove O, Poole D, Johnson A. Bone morphogenetic protein 6 promotes FSH receptor and anti-Müllerian hormone mRNA expression in granulosa cells from hen prehierarchal follicles. Reproduction. 2012;143:825-33 pubmed publisher
    ..The initial hypothesis tested herein is that BMP6 increases FSH receptor (FSHR) mRNA expression within the granulosa layer of prehierarchal (6-8?mm) follicles (6-8 GC)...
  6. Qin N, Fan X, Xu X, Tyasi T, Li S, Zhang Y, et al. Cooperative Effects of FOXL2 with the Members of TGF-β Superfamily on FSH Receptor mRNA Expression and Granulosa Cell Proliferation from Hen Prehierarchical Follicles. PLoS ONE. 2015;10:e0141062 pubmed publisher
    ..0-FOXL2 transfected GCs, there was a more dramatic increase in FSHR mRNA expression after treatment with activin A (10 ng/ml) or GDF9 (100 ng/ml) for 24 h which caused a stimulatory ..