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Effect of 17 β-estradiol on adherence of escherichia coli to human endometrial stromal cells

Einfluβ von 17 β-Östradiol auf die Adhärenz von Escherichia coli an menschliche Endometrium-Stromazellen


The effect of 17 β-estradiol onin vitro adherence of six strains of uropathicEscherichia coli to human endometrial stromal cells was examined. In contrast to the findings of earlier investigations using murine urogenital cells and malignant human urogenital cell lines, our studies showed no significant effect of 17 β-estradiol on adherence.


Der Einfluß von 17 β-Ostradiol auf dieIn-vitro-Adhärenz von sechs uropathogenenEscherichia-coli-Stämmen an menschliche Endometrium-Stromazellen wurde untersucht. Im Gegensatz zu früheren Untersuchungen, bei denen urogenitale Zellen von Mäusen und maligne urogenitale Zellinien verwendet wurden, zeigten unsere Versuche keinen signifikanten Einfluß des 17 β-Östradiol auf die Adhärenz.

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Mackowiak, P.A., Goggans, M.L. Effect of 17 β-estradiol on adherence of escherichia coli to human endometrial stromal cells. Infection 17, 97–99 (1989).

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