Gender dimorphism of serum sulfur-containing aminoacids levels in rats


  • A. V. Melnik
Keywords: homocysteine, cysteine, blood serum, sex

Abstract

The paper shows that sex is a determining factor of serum sulfur amino acids levels. It was established that serum homocysteine and cysteine in females is significantly lower than in males. Castration of females causes a significant increase of serum sulfur amino acids, whereas testectomy goes with opposite changes. Hormone replacement therapy with estradiol/testosterone approximates serum H2S homocysteine and cysteine to levels in animals without changes of hormonal status.

Published
2017-03-31
How to Cite
Melnik, A. V. (2017). Gender dimorphism of serum sulfur-containing aminoacids levels in rats. Biomedical and Biosocial Anthropology, (28), 13-17. Retrieved from https://bba-journal.com/index.php/journal/article/view/218