. Sertoli cells are regulated by a pituitary hormone, known as


A: Prolactin

B: LH

C: FSH

D: GH

 

Best Answer

Explanation :- 

The sertoli cells are the cells that provide nutrition to the developing spermatozoa. 

They are also called nurse cells. 

They line the seminiferous tubules in the testis.

They are regulated by follicle stimulating hormone, i.e FSH,which is released by the pituitary gland.

LH hormone is also secreted by the pituitary gland but it is associated with growth and functioning of interstitial cells.

GH is also secreted by the pituitary gland but it is associated with the growth of tissues, muscles and bones.

Prolactin hormone is also secreted by the pituitary gland but it is associated with the mammary gland.

Final answer :- 

The correct option is FSH,i.e option (C)


 

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