Experientia

, Volume 32, Issue 12, pp 1607–1608 | Cite as

Conversion of testosterone to androstenedione by liver homogenates of testicular feminized mice

  • J. D. Daley
  • S. Ohno
  • E. V. YoungLai
Endocrinologica

Summary

Liver homogenates of testicular feminized (Tfm) mice carrying the protective (ohv) gene were found to be less capable of converting testosterone to androstenedione than Tfm without the protective gene.

Keywords

Testosterone Androstenedione Liver Homogenate Protective Gene Testicular Feminized Mouse 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Daley
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Ohno
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. V. YoungLai
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyMcMaster University Medical CentreWest HamiltonCanada
  2. 2.Department of BiologyCity of Hope National Medical CentreDuarteUSA

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