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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are tobacco carcinogens implicated in the causation of human lung cancer. Metabolic… Expand ABSTRACT Pyrene degradation is known in bacteria. In this study, Mycobacterium sp. strain KMS was used to study the metabolites… Expand Prostaglandins are important regulators of reproductive function. In particular, prostaglandin F2 alpha (PGF(2 alpha)) is… Expand The prostaglandin-E2 9-reductase (PGE2 9-reductase) activity in the corpus luteum of rabbits corresponds to a cytosolic, NADPH… Expand We previously characterized and cloned a unique human hepatic dihydrodiol dehydrogenase (DDH) that exhibits high affinity binding… Expand PRL is known to be a hormone carrying luteotropic action in rats and enhances progesterone secretion by suppressing 20 alpha… Expand Two dibenzofuran degrading bacteria, Brevibacterium strain DPO 1361 and strain DPO 220, were found to utilize fluorene as sole… Expand Vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) and VIPergic nerve fibers are present in the ovaries of several mammalian species, suggesting… Expand The mechanism by which gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) inhibits ovarian progesterone production was investigated by… Expand THE enigma of how inert chemicals can exert potent mutagenic, carcinogenic, allergenic and cytotoxic effects has been much… Expand