The gonadotroph cells in the anterior pituitary gland secrete luteinizing hormone (LH). A sudden rise of LH triggers ovulation and development of the corpus luteum in females. Therefore, it is essential to regulate menstrual cycle. In males, it stimulates Leydig cell production of testosterone. It acts along with FSH in the process of reproduction.Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
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