PMID: 7083821Jan 1, 1982Paper

A comparison of the cell-free protein synthetic activities of testicular tissue obtained from rats and mice of various ages

Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Comparative Biochemistry
A Richardson, J C Myers


1. The cell-free protein synthetic activity of the post-mitochondrial supernatant from the testes of 6-, 14-, and 30-month-old Sprague-Dawley rats and C57 B1/6J mice was determined. 2. An age-related decrease in cell-free protein synthesis was observed in both groups of rodents and was similar to the decrease previously reported for Fischer F344 rats. 3. The decrease in cell-free protein synthesis by testicular tissue from rodents occurs primarily after 14 months of age.


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