IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 6 / Issue 2 / pii/1985036

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Original Research

"In vitro" effect of progesterone on alpha-l-fucosidase activity of human endometrium

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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ferrara, Italy
2 Institute of General Physiology, University of Ferrara, Italy
3 Chair of Histology and Embriology, University of Ferrara, Italy
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1985, 6(2), 154–156;
Published: 10 June 1985

Alpha-L-fucosidase activity was found to be increased in organ cultu_i:ed normal endometrium and 1n endometrial adenocarcinoma compared with non cultured tissue. The enzyme activity was lowered with addition of progesterone to. the medium. Non cultured adenocarcinoma showed a higher activity comparedy with non cultured normal endometrium.

Cancer enzymes
Organ cultures
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