PMID: 1131500Feb 1, 1975Paper

Identification of a prostate in female praomys (Mastomys) natalensis using 3-H steroids

British Journal of Urology
R GhanadianG D Chisholm


The female of the species Praomys (Mastomys) Natalensis has a ventral prostate similar both in position and in histological appearance to the ventral lobe of the male prostate. The hormonal uptake of this female prostate has been investigated using (3-H) testosterone and (3-H) oestradiol. The results showed that the uptake of these steroid hormones by the prostate was identically to our findings in the male prostate. The potential value of a female prostate in prostatic research is discussed.


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