Changes in the Activity of Alcohol Dehydrogenase Isoenzymes During the Estrus Cycle in the Vagina of the Rat


In rodents, the vaginal epithelium undergoes cyclical changes with an alternating pattern of keratinization and mucification. It has been known for decades that vitamin A and its active form retinoic acid are responsible for normal epithelial homeostasis. However, it has not so far been certain which enzymes catalyze the first and rate-limiting step in… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1004169021879


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