Heterotypic induction of stomach-like glands in the urogenital sinus endoderm under the influence of stomach mesenchyme of foetal rats

Urogenital sinus endoderm of 16.5-day rat foetuses was combined with stomach mesenchyme and the recombinants were either treated with testosterone and grown in vitro or cultured beneath the kidney capsule of adult male rats of the same strain. It was found that testosterone stimulated mitosis in the urogenital endoderm. In recombinants grown under the… CONTINUE READING