Progestins stimulate the differentiation of 3T3-L1 preadipocytes.


The effect of progesterone on the differentiation of the 3T3-L1 preadipocytes was investigated and compared with other sex steroids (estradiol and testosterone), with cortisol, with the synthetic progestin R5020 and with the progestin/glucocorticoid antagonist RU38486. At 10(-8) M, progesterone stimulated the activity of glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase… (More)


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