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Title: Transcortin and alpha 2u-globulin messenger RNA activities during turpentine-induced inflammation in the rat
Authors: Faict, D ×
Verhoeven, Guido
Mertens, B
De Moor, Pieter #
Issue Date: Sep-1985
Series Title: Journal of steroid biochemistry vol:23 issue:3 pages:243-6
Abstract: Previously we have shown that the serum concentration of transcortin and alpha 2u-globulin markedly decreases during turpentine-induced inflammation. In the present study transcortin and alpha 2u-globulin mRNA from healthy rats and from animals with inflammation was translated in a rabbit reticulocyte lysate system. Female rats had higher levels of translatable transcortin mRNA than male animals and the level of mRNA for transcortin and alpha 2u-globulin decreased rapidly during inflammation. These results indicate that the sex difference in the serum level of transcortin and the changes in serum transcortin and alpha 2u-globulin during inflammation are mainly determined by differences in the mRNAs in the liver.
ISSN: 0022-4731
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology
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