\ˈaktɪvˌɪn], \ˈaktɪvˌɪn], \ˈa_k_t_ɪ_v_ˌɪ_n]\
Definitions of ACTIVIN
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Activins are produced in the pituitary, gonads, and other tissues. By acting locally, they stimulate pituitary FSH secretion and have diverse effects on cell differentiation and embryonic development. Activins are glycoproteins that are hetero- or homodimers of INHIBIN-BETA SUBUNITS.
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