Long-lasting effect of single ecdysone injections in newborn rats

G. Csaba, Zsuzsanna Darvas, Valéria László, I. Juvancz, P. Vargha, L. Bodrogi, T. Fehér

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Abstract

Single injections of ecdysone to newborn rats were followed by increases in the weights of the adrenals and decreases in the weights of the thymuses in the adults. No change was registered in body weights and in the weights of the gonads. The plasma androsterone levels seemed to decrease; however, the inter individual differences proved to be too great to draw definite conclusions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)170-173
Number of pages4
JournalNeonatology
Volume33
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1978

Keywords

  • Adrenals
  • Ecdysone
  • Receptor-deformation
  • Receptor-development
  • Thymus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental Biology

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