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Purification of a 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase of human placenta and studies on its transhydrogenase function.
This paper describes methods for the extensive purification of a soluble 17@-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenasel of human placenta. This single enzyme appears to be responsible for the entireExpand
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Specific basic proteins from mammalian testes. Isolation and properties of small basic proteins from rat testes and epididymal spermatozoa.
Abstract A unique acid-soluble basic protein was detected in the testes of sexually mature rats and a number of other mammalian species. This protein was not found in comparable acid extractsExpand
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On the purification of L-ornithine decarboxylase from rat prostate and effects of thiol compounds on the enzyme.
Abstract The activity and stability of l-ornithine decarboxylase from rat ventral prostate is markedly increased by certain thiol compounds, notably dithiothreitol. The enzyme was purified aboutExpand
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On the role of S-adenosyl-L-methionine in the biosynthesis of spermidine by rat prostate.
Abstract The isolation from the rat ventral prostate of a soluble enzyme preparation producing spermidine, CO2, and methylthioadenosine from putrescine and S-adenosyl-l-methionine is described. ThisExpand
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Mechanisms and significance of polyamine stimulation of various protein kinase reactions.
An overview of the work on polyamine effects on certain protein kinase reactions is presented. In general, the reactions catalyzed by the messenger-independent protein kinases but not by cyclicExpand
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Isocitric and 6-Phosphogluconic Dehydrogenases in Human Blood Serum
Summary Methods for determination of isocitric and 6-phosphogluconic dehydrogenases in human blood serum are described. The properties of these enzymes, and factors affecting their activity in theExpand
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An effect of testosterone on amino acid incorporation by prostatic ribonucleoprotein particles.
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Mechanisms and regulation of polyamine and putrescine biosynthesis in male genital glands and other tissues of mammals.
Abstract The experimental results presented in this paper are largely concerned with enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of putrescine, spermidine, and spermine in the rat ventral prostate gland.Expand
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