SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Location and secretion of Leydig's cells are

    A)  Liver - cholesterol          

    B)  ovary - estrogen

    C)  Testis - testosterone

    D)  pancreas - glucagon

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The endocrine part of testis is formed of groups of cells, called interstitial cells or Leydig's cells, scattered in: connective tissue between the sperm producing seminiferous tubules of the testis. These cells are stimulated to produce male sex hormones, called androgens by ICSH of anterior pituitary. Testosterone is main androgen and is a steroid hormone.

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