Adenyl Cyclase and the Cyclic AMP Responsive Systems in the Uterus

  • Stanley G. Korenman
  • Barbara M. Sanborn
  • Ramesh C. Bhalla
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 36)

Abstract

Thus far in this symposium, we have been treated to a detailed, thoughtful and elegant presentation of the current status of the steroid hormone responsive systems in various tissues. The role of the adenyl cyclase system in steroid hormone target tissues has received far less attention (1–3) so we initiated studies both to define its role in uterine function and ultimately to determine whether there is an interaction with the steroid responsive system. The uterus seemed like an ideal subject tissue for such studies because it serves as the target for a variety of hormones, including oligopeptides, biogenic amines and steroids.

Keywords

Estrogen Adenosine Prostaglandin Estradiol Epinephrine 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanley G. Korenman
    • 1
  • Barbara M. Sanborn
    • 1
  • Ramesh C. Bhalla
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Iowa School of Medicine and the Veterans Administration HospitalIowa CityUSA

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