Gonadal hormones.

Inhibin

  1. Secreted by sertoli cells in males and granulosa cells in females.
  2. Inhibits FSH from ant pituitary

Activin

  1. Secreted by sertoli cells in males and granulosa cells in females.
  2. Stimulates FSH secretion.

Relaxin

  1. Secreted in females by corpus luteum and placenta.
  2. Relaxes symphysis and sacroiliac joints during pregnancy and helps in cervical ripening.
  3. Similar to Insulin and IGF structurally.

Testosterone

Secreted by interstitial cells of leydig

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