Inhibition of testosterone biosynthesis by ethanol: Multiple sites and mechanisms in dispersed leydig cells

  • Widenius T
  • Orava M
  • Vihko R
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Isolated rat Leydig cells were incubated for 2 h in sealed polycarbonate tubes under O2/CO2atmosphere with 10 mIU/ml human chorionic gonadotropin. 20 mmol/1 ethanol reduced the concentration of testosterone (16%, P

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  • T. V. Widenius

  • M. M. Orava

  • R. K. Vihko

  • R. H. Ylikahri

  • C. J.P. Eriksson

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