Relaxin pp 327-336 | Cite as

Target Tissues for Relaxin

  • S. H. Cheah
  • O. D. Sherwood
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB)


Two series of experiments have been conducted to identify possible target tissues for relaxin in the rat (Cheah and Sherwood, 1980). This paper will briefly describe the results of these experiments in which we: (a) examined the distribution of radioactivity in various tissues following the injection of 125I- labeled relaxin (125I-relaxin) in vivo and (b) measured the cAMP levels in tissues following incubation with relaxin in vitro.


Target Tissue cAMP Level Uterine Horn High Affinity Binding Site Sodium Borate Buffer 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Cheah
    • 1
  • O. D. Sherwood
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology and BiophysicsUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaUSA

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