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Cytochromes P-450 are a family of hemeproteins catalyzing the metabolism of both endogenous and exogenous (xenobiotic) compounds. This review describes the general features of these enzymes and some aspects of comparative studies, mainly in fish, birds, insects and plants.
A 58 years-old woman has had a goiter for many years. She was treated by neck irradiation for "lymphadenopathy" 20 years-ago. She is now operated on for bilateral carotid body paragangliomas and a similar tumor of the thyroid gland near the midline. She also presents a papillary carcinoma of the left thyroid lobe with lymph node metastasis and a chief-cell… (More)
A case is described of testicular feminisation syndrome in a 19-yr-old patient with a normal female appearance. A laparotomy with removal of the gonads was performed. The latter looked like testes with intraparenchymal nodules. Light and electron microscopy study of these nodules revealed the presence of immature seminiferous-like tubules and of Leydig cell… (More)