New progesterone metabolites in human myometrium

@article{Junkermann1977NewPM,
  title={New progesterone metabolites in human myometrium},
  author={Helmut Junkermann and Benno Runnebaum and Belis{\'a}rio P. Lisboa},
  journal={Steroids},
  year={1977},
  volume={30},
  pages={1-14}
}
Homogenates from human myometrium with an added NADPH regenerating system and ATP were incubated with 4-(14)C progesterone. Six metabolites were identified: 5alpha-pregnane-3, 20-dione, 5beta-pregnane-3, 20-dione, 3alpha-hydroxy-4-pregnen-20-one, 3beta hydroxy-4-pregnen-20-one. 20alpha-hydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one and 20beta-hydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one. The identification of these metabolites was based on their behaviour in paper and thin layer chromatography and especially in radiogaschromatography… 
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