Agents and Actions

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 44–45

Diamine oxidase (DAO) and female sex hormones

  • W. A. Fogel
Histamine Metabolism

DOI: 10.1007/BF01987978

Cite this article as:
Fogel, W.A. Agents and Actions (1986) 18: 44. doi:10.1007/BF01987978


DAO activity in tissues of female guinea pigs was determined after the administration of estradiol or progesterone. Estradiol pretreatment elicited significant fall in DAO activity in the liver and specific increase in the uterus. The effect of progesterone was much less pronounced.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. Fogel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biogenic AminesPolish Academy of SciencesLodzPoland

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