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|Title:||Evidence for progesterone synthesis by human umbilical cord blood erythrocytes||Authors:||Loganath, A.
|Keywords:||3β-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase activity
[3H]- Progesterone formation
Umbilical cord blood erythrocytes
|Issue Date:||Jul-2000||Citation:||Loganath, A., Peh, K.L., Chew, P.C.T., Wong, Y.C., Ng, S.C. (2000-07). Evidence for progesterone synthesis by human umbilical cord blood erythrocytes. Biology of the Neonate 78 (1) : 13-16. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||In order to determine whether human umbilical cord blood erythrocytes are capable of progesterone biosynthesis, sonicated preparations of plasma- free erythrocytes at the range of total cell numbers between 18.4 x 109 and 62.9 x 109 cells obtained from umbilical cord arterial and venous blood collected from normal pregnant women (n = 6, age 28-39 years) following spontaneous vaginal delivery were incubated with [7n-3H]-pregnenolone as substrate. The leucocyte content of the incubates was negligible (||Source Title:||Biology of the Neonate||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/129573||ISSN:||00063126|
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