J D Yager

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Published reports have described an increased incidence of adenomas and of hepatocellular carcinomas in livers of women with a history of long-term oral contraceptive use. Evidence derived from human and experimental animals suggests that oral contraceptive steroids may be liver tumor promoters. Experiments were designed to determine the initiating and/or(More)
Direct induction of vitellogenin production in cultured male amphibian hepatocytes by estradiol-17 beta has been accomplished. Liver cells were isolated from adult male bullfrogs by collagenase perfusion and maintained as monolayers in serum-free medium containing insulin and estradiol. Vitellogenin production was measured by direct immunoprecipitation from(More)
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