Differential effects of progesterone and its analogues on the contractility of the murine jejunum in vitro.


Epidemiological studies have demonstrated a higher prevalence of gastrointestinal motility disturbances in women compared with men. This may partly be due to the effects of sex hormones on smooth muscle cells. To further characterize the mechanisms by which sex hormones affect intestinal smooth muscle, we studied the effects of several structurally related… (More)


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