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Lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes in human myometrium during pregnancy and labor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7090748     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Myometrial lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes were investigated in 32 pregnant women and in 21 women during labor. During pregnancy and labor the H-type LDH isoenzymes were found to preponderate in contrast to M-type LDH isoenzymes. Both H-LDH and M-LDH isoenzyme activities showed a tendency to increase in normal pregnancy. In severe pre-eclampsia and in chronic hypertension, the uterine M-LDH level decreased. In normal labor, M-LDH activity declined in both the uterine and the rectus abdominis muscles.
Authors:
M Makkonen; E Puhakainen; O Hänninen; O Castrén
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0001-6349     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Publication Date:  1982  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-08-07     Completed Date:  1982-08-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370343     Medline TA:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Hypertension / enzymology
Isoenzymes
L-Lactate Dehydrogenase / metabolism*
Labor, Obstetric*
Muscles / enzymology
Myometrium / enzymology*
Pre-Eclampsia / enzymology
Pregnancy*
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / enzymology
Uterus / enzymology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Isoenzymes; EC 1.1.1.27/L-Lactate Dehydrogenase

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