Mention the location and the function of Leydig cells. - Biology (Theory)

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Mention the location and the function of Leydig cells.

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Solution

  1. Leydig cells are located in the testicular interstitial tissues surrounding the seminiferous tubules, in groups of up to 10 cells.
  2. The main function is to produce testosterone to maintain spermatogenesis and perform extra-testicular androgenic and anabolic actions.
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