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Uptake of 3H-progesterone by brain and pituitary of castrated male rats.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1149688     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gonadectomized male rats of Wistar strain were administered 3H-progesterone. Various brain tissues and anterior pituitary were analyzed for retention of radioactivity, using a liquid scintillation technique. Radioactivity, in all tissues, was highest at 20 min after steroid treatment, and thereafter dropped nearly in the same pattern as each other. Among the tissues examined median eminence and anterior pituitary retained more radioactivity for a longer period of time than did other tissues. The results suggest that there is long-term retention of progesterone in the median eminence and anterior pituitary of male rats.
K Seiki; M Hattori; M Karaki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endocrinologia japonica     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0013-7219     ISO Abbreviation:  Endocrinol. Jpn.     Publication Date:  1975 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-10-28     Completed Date:  1975-10-28     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376546     Medline TA:  Endocrinol Jpn     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain / metabolism*
Cerebral Cortex / metabolism
Chromatography, Thin Layer
Injections, Intravenous
Median Eminence / metabolism
Pituitary Gland / metabolism*
Pituitary Gland, Anterior / metabolism*
Progesterone / blood,  metabolism*
Steroids / pharmacology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Steroids; 10028-17-8/Tritium; 57-83-0/Progesterone

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