Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 124, Issue 5, pp 1140–1143 | Cite as

Identification of G-protein α-subunits in ovaries

  • T. G. Borovaya
  • O. V. Volkova
  • L. V. Didenko
Morphology and Pathomorphology


The presence of G-protein α-subunits in somatic ovarian cells of albino rats and changes in their distribution during follicle maturation are demonstrated. A possible role of these proteins in signal tranduction to ovarian structures is discussed.

Key Words

ovary folliculocyte thecocyte α-subunit G-protein 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. G. Borovaya
    • 1
  • O. V. Volkova
    • 1
  • L. V. Didenko
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Histology and EmbryologyPediatric Faculty of the Russian State Medical UniversityMoscow

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