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Pitfalls in assessment of progesterone production by granulosa cells cultured in contact with silicone rubber or paraffin oil.

Authors
  • Reinsberg, Jochen
  • Ackermann, Dietlind
  • van der Ven, Hans
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of gynecology and obstetrics
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2004
Volume
270
Issue
3
Pages
174–178
Identifiers
PMID: 12928937
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The steroidogenesis of cells cultured in silicone templates or under oil cannot be assessed correctly. It has to be considered that the concentration of lipophilic compounds may be grossly changed due to absorption by silicone rubber or paraffin oil.

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