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In the human ovarian cycle, follicular cells produce only Estrogen in high concentrations (to my knowledge). Yet after ovulation and formation of CL, which should be the remnant follicular cell mass, it is seen that Progesterone is secreted in higher concentration, along with some estrogen. Is this due to some structural change, or is it the effect of LH, or something else entirely? This may have an obvious answer, so I apologize in advance for my ignorance, since it is my first time using this website.

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    $\begingroup$ Welcome, Sriram! What did you find when you googled this? You need to show an attempt to answer this. (Hover over the down vote arrow.) Some people take offense at this. Isn't this a Q&A site? Yes, but it's an "advanced" Q&A site, so to speak. This requirement is puzzling to many, but it is not personal or meant to make you feel "less than". We do (often gladly) answer even basic questions that show research. Every site has a culture; this is ours. We're not trying to be unwelcoming. Please edit to include what you found. It's a good question, basic for an endocrinologist, but hey... ;-) $\endgroup$ May 9 at 13:18

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