A modified superfusion technique is described with which it was demonstrated that the action of gonadotrophin on progesterone secretion by pig corpus luteum tissue is twofold, in that it first stimulates the rapid release of progesterone (either performed or partially synthesized), which is followed by prolonged synthesis of the steroid de novo from acetate.
Research Article|August 15 1975
Progesterone synthesis by pig corpus luteum tissue during superfusion
Biochem J (1975) 150 (2): 301-304.
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John Watson, Pauline M. Wrigglesworth; Progesterone synthesis by pig corpus luteum tissue during superfusion. Biochem J 15 August 1975; 150 (2): 301–304. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/bj1500301
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