PMID: 41947Nov 1, 1979

Prostaglandin E-2-9-ketoreductase in ovarian tissues

Journal of Reproduction and Fertility
J WatsonK S Dodson


The existence of the enzyme prostaglandin E-2-9-ketoreductase which can convert prostaglandin E-2 to prostaglandin F-2 alpha was indicated in experiments with pig and human ovarian tissues in vitro, using radioimmunoassay methods and a superfusion technique. Further studies involving radiotracer techniques demonstrated that the enzyme was localized in the high-speed (105 000 g) supernatant fraction of human, pig and rat luteal tissue and human stromal tissue. The enzyme was shown to be NADPH-dependent and its activity in luteal tissue increased in the order : pig less than human less than rat.


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