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Table 1 Incorporation of steroids into tissues of Xenopus

From: Induction of ovulation in Xenopuswithout hCG injection: the effect of adding steroids into the aquatic environment

Steroids   Progesterone    Estradiol  
Added 3H-steroid (dpm/g)   477,700 ± 8,190    293,600 ± 39,240  
Dissolved in 0.1 M NaCl (dpm/g)   3,943 ± 438    3,777 ± 681  
Estimated concentration (μM)   0.17 ± 0.02    0.13 ± 0.02  
Tissues Blood Ovary Muscle Blood Ovary Muscle
Incorporation into tissues (dpm/g) 17,180 ± 557 38,380 ± 5,252 14,920 ± 1,670 4,671 ± 365 4,280 ± 1,080 2,236 ± 328
Estimated concentration (μM) 0.72 ± 0.02 1.61 ± 0.22 0.62 ± 0.07 0.16 ± 0.01 0.15 ± 0.04 0.08 ± 0.01
  1. Each value in the mean (± S.D.) of three separate experiments using samples of three separate bottles or females