Corpus ID: 20387622

Influence of prostaglandin D2 on the biosynthesis of connective tissue constituents in the pregnant human cervix.

  title={Influence of prostaglandin D2 on the biosynthesis of connective tissue constituents in the pregnant human cervix.},
  author={A. Norstr{\"o}m},
  volume={23 3},
Uterine cervical tissue was obtained from pregnant women undergoing abortion or caesarean section. The tissue was incubated in Krebs-Ringer bicarbonate buffer containing prostaglandin (PG) E2 and radioactive precursors for collagen (3H proline) and proteoglycans (3H glucosamine). After incubation the tissue-bound radioactivity was determined and related to the tissue dry weight. The effect of PGE1 on the net tissue radiolabelling varied with the gestational age and with the cervical status at… Expand
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