PMID: 3478735Sep 1, 1987Paper

Prostaglandin production by human myometrium, uterine cervix and leiomyoma

Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes, and Medicine
M Yamaguchi, N Mori


In order to investigate prostacyclin production by human myometrium, uterine cervix and leiomyoma, slices of each tissue were incubated. The 6-keto prostaglandin F1 alpha concentration of the incubation medium was measured by radioimmunoassay. The serosal and endometrial sides of myometrium produce 6-keto prostaglandin F1 alpha, with no significant difference in production between the two sides. The 6-keto PGF1 alpha production of leiomyoma was significantly higher than that of myometrium. Our results suggest that human myometrium and leiomyoma produce prostacyclin regardless of vascularization.


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