, Volume 32, Issue 9, pp 1211–1213 | Cite as

Progesterone formation and metabolism by rabbit placenta in vitro

  • M. Marchut
Specialia Endocrinologica


4-14C-Progesterone and 4-14C-pregnenolone are metabolized in vitro by rabbit placenta, at day 15 and 28 of gestation, exclusively to compounds reduced in ring A (5β) and at carbon 3 and 20.


Progesterone Rabbit Placenta Progesterone Formation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Marchut
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  1. 1.Department of Endocrinology, Institute of PharmacologyPolish Academy of SciencesKrakow(Poland)

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