Cortisol and transcortin in human seminal plasma and amniotic fluid as estimated by modern specific assays

@article{Brotherton1990CortisolAT,
  title={Cortisol and transcortin in human seminal plasma and amniotic fluid as estimated by modern specific assays},
  author={J. Brotherton},
  journal={Andrologia},
  year={1990},
  volume={22}
}
  • J. Brotherton
  • Published 24 April 2009
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Andrologia
Summary Cortisol concentrations in human seminal plasma, as estimated by the very specific Amersham ‘Amerlite’ luminescence immunoassay, were 176 ± 43 (85–260) nmol/l, that is, 63.7 ± 15.5 (31–94) ng/ml (mean ± SD, n = 21). This is about 60% of random levels in blood serum and is the first description of Cortisol in seminal fluid. In human amniotic fluid at 16–22 weeks of gestation, Cortisol concentrations were lower, at 72.6 ± 14.6 (63–124) nmol/l, that is, 29.3 ± 5.3 (23–45) ng/ml (n = 21… Expand
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