The formation of [3H]estrone has been demonstrated in human anagen scalp hair roots incubated with [1,2,6,7 3H]androstenedione, and approximate rates of formation of 0.2 pmol of estrone/mg DNA/hr were observed. Thus, hair is a potential site for the extraglandular formation of estrogen in man.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism|
|Publication status||Published - 1975|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism