Table 2

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

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


Bellemare et al. BMC Biochemistry 2005 6:12   doi:10.1186/1471-2091-6-12

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