Studies in porphyria. VIII. Relationship of the 5 alpha-reductive metabolism of steroid hormones to clinical expression of the genetic defect in acute intermittent porphyria

Am J Med. 1979 Apr;66(4):644-50. doi: 10.1016/0002-9343(79)91176-8.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Ammonia-Lyases / deficiency*
  • Androstenedione / analogs & derivatives
  • Androstenedione / metabolism*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Liver / enzymology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Oxidoreductases / metabolism
  • Porphyria, Acute Intermittent*
  • Porphyrias / metabolism*
  • Testosterone / metabolism*

Substances

  • Testosterone
  • Androstenedione
  • Oxidoreductases
  • Ammonia-Lyases