Fate and Localization of Iodine-Labelled HCG in Mice
It has been shown in the past that labelling of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) with 1 – 2 atoms of radioactive iodine does not affect the biological, immunological and physicochemical behaviour of the hormone. (1). Furthermore, it has been established that the ovary, more than any other organ, has a capacity to concentrate HCG, and this is specific for the gonadotropic hormone. Labelled albumin or iodide were not concentrated by the ovary even when the animals were stimulated simultaneously with unlabelled HCG (1, 2).
KeywordsHuman Chorionic Gona Specific Period Radioactive Iodine Follicular Development Theca Cell
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