- The onset of puberty in males is delayed compared to that in females
- This is due to delayed rise in FSH levels in males
- FSH levels are under the control of FSH regulatory peptides. They are:
- Activin A
- Of these, Inhibin and Follistatin decreases FSH levels
- Activin A increases FSH production
- In males, the FSH regualtory peptides act is such a way as to delay the onset of puberty
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