Role of lipoproteins and 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase in progesterone production by cultured bovine granulosa cells.

@article{Savion1982RoleOL,
  title={Role of lipoproteins and 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase in progesterone production by cultured bovine granulosa cells.},
  author={Naphtali Savion and Richard Laherty and David C. Cohen and Ge Ming Lui and Denis J. Gospodarowicz},
  journal={Endocrinology},
  year={1982},
  volume={110 1},
  pages={
          13-22
        }
}
The relative contributions of lipoproteins and 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG CoA) reductase to progesterone production by bovine granulosa cells exposed to plasma or liquor folliculi (LF) were studied. LF did not contain and very low density lipoprotein (VLDL), intermediate density lipoprotein (IDL), or low density lipoprotein (LDL). These lipoproteins were present in the plasma at concentrations of 92 micrograms protein/ml for VLDL and IDL together and 139 micrograms protein/ml… 
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