Jim C. Warren

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Complementary DNA (cDNA) clones encoding bovine testicular 20 alpha-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (20 alpha-HSD) have been isolated from a bovine testicular lambda gt11 library using polyclonal antibodies against 20 alpha-HSD and DNA probe hybridization. Nucleotide sequencing of three independently isolated clones was used to establish a composite cDNA(More)
Estradiol 17beta-dehydrogenase from human placenta has been crystallized by a new technique, herein referred to as electrophoretic diffusion. This is the first crystallization of an enzyme from human placenta as well as the first crystallization of any steroid-converting enzyme of human source. A solution of the enzyme (specific activity 7.1 units/mg) in(More)
1. The properties of enzyme activities hydrolysing the sulphate esters of dehydroepiandrosterone, oestrone and p-nitrophenol are reported. The preparation studied was obtained from the microsomal fraction of human placenta by ultrasonic treatment and addition of Triton X-100. 2. The behaviour of the preparation during sedimentation at 105000g and attempts(More)