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Table 2 Quantification of mRNA expression levels of 17α-HSD and 17β-HSD5 in various mouse tissues using Realtime PCR

From: Characterization of 17α-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase activity (17α-HSD) and its involvement in the biosynthesis of epitestosterone

  17α-HSD (number of copies/μg RNA ± SEM) 17β-HSD5 (number of copies/μg RNA ± SEM)
  male female male female
Pituitary gland 130 ± 92 692 ± 251 572 ± 992 2986 ± 2591
Adrenal 0 ± 0 12036 ± 356 53445 ± 11410 3714 ± 1960
Liver 2344 ± 6 332 ± 73 15369159 ± 2701597 14995082 ± 987906
Kidney 22226386 ± 1068282 17083578 ± 928740 45536 ± 9194 102586 ± 35774
Spleen 21610 ± 1369 7466 ± 438 22791 ± 4358 8777 ± 5673
Lung 0 ± 0 0 ± 0 0 ± 0 6097 ± 2642
Thymus 2029 ± 40 3790 ± 134 407 ± 705 10943 ± 7200
Stomach 0 ± 0 0 ± 0 11858 ± 4062 8539 ± 4606
Colon 13860 ± 2184 6299 ± 1049 256686 ± 37628 17438 ± 21120
Heart 0 ± 0 0 ± 0 0 ± 0 6821 ± 4402
Testis 6333 ± 490 - 0 ± 0 -
Prostate 0 ± 0 - 1095 ± 1896 -
Preputial gland 2681 ± 261 - 14551 ± 12605 -
Ovary - 1980 ± 120 - 7208 ± 6397
Uterus - 0 ± 0 - 8328 ± 3819
Clitoral gland - 6516 ± 337 - 14419 ± 12591
Mammary gland - 0 ± 0 - 5666 ± 3188