The Hormonal Regulation of Purine Biosynthesis: Basal Levels of Different Hormones in Primary Gout

  • F. Aleo
  • S. Comandé
  • R. Marcolongo
  • E. Marinello
  • U. Valentini
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 165)


No complete analysis of the hormonal situation of gouty patients is now available. In the present experiments, the basal levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), 17-β-estradiol, and testosterone have been determined in normal and gouty men of various ages.


Luteinizing Hormone Chorionic Gonadotropin Purine Metabolism Italy Introduction Purine Biosynthesis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Aleo
    • 1
  • S. Comandé
    • 2
  • R. Marcolongo
    • 1
  • E. Marinello
    • 1
  • U. Valentini
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. Biochemistry and RheumatologyUniversity of Siena and BresciaItaly
  2. 2.Dept. of PhysicsEULOBresciaItaly
  3. 3.Dept. of ChemistryEULOBresciaItaly

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