Theca interna cells express receptors for luteinizing hormone, which when activated will stimulate the production of androstenedione from cholesterol by the enzyme desmolase. Androstenedione ultimately gives the granulosa cells the precursor substrate for estrogen manufacturing. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theca_externa#Theca_interna ]

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definition
  • Theca interna cells express receptors for luteinizing hormone, which when activated will stimulate the production of androstenedione from cholesterol by the enzyme desmolase. Androstenedione ultimately gives the granulosa cells the precursor substrate for estrogen manufacturing.
has alternative id
  • UBERON:0005183
has exact synonym
  • tunica interna of theca folliculi
  • ovary theca interna
  • theca interna (folliculus ovaricus tertiarius)
has related synonym
  • internal coat of capsule of Graafian follicle
  • tunica interna thecae folliculi
id
  • UBERON:0000157
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606