Aromatase cytochrome P450, the key enzyme of estrogen biosynthesis from androgens, is encoded by CYP19. Its structure shows some peculiarities: exons II to X encode the protein, while multiple alternative exons I encode unique 5-untranslated regions of the aromatase mRNA transcripts. Immunohistochemistry studies in the rat have shown that pituitary aromatase expression is sex-dependent and varies across the estrous cycle, suggesting that estrogens might be involved in the regulation of aromatase activity and might act locally as a paracrine or autocrine factor in the pituitary. In the present study, we used RT-PCR to characterize aromatase transcripts and real-time PCR to quantify the expression of the total aromatase mRNA at the different stages of the estrous cycle and from an ovariectomy and estradiol replacement model. We identified the two previously described aromatase transcripts with a specific 5untranslated region of the brain 1f and the gonadal PII transcripts. Total aromatase mRNA
Estrogen production within the testis has been a subject of substantial interest for years. Testicular germ cells and epididymal sperm have been hypothesized to be capable of synthesizing active P450 aromatase (P450arom), the estrogen synthesizing enzyme. This investigation was undertaken to establish that testicular germ cells and epididymal sperm contain active P450arom, to determine if P450arom mRNA is synthesized in germ cells, and to examine if there is a difference in the transcription of the P450arom gene between male germ cells and somatic cells. Specifically, the objectives of this research were: (1) to determine if adult mouse epididymal sperm contain active P450arom; (2) to determine if adult rat testicular germ cells and epididymal sperm contain active P450arom; (3) to determine if P450arom mRNA is expressed in adult rat germ cells; and (4) to determine if differences exist between germ cell and somatic cell P450arom transcripts. The major findings were: (1) adult mouse epididymal ...
Pesticide formulations contain declared active ingredients and co-formulants presented as inert and confidential compounds. We tested the endocrine disruption of co-formulants in six glyphosate-based herbicides (GBH), the most used pesticides worldwide. All co-formulants and formulations were comparably cytotoxic well below the agricultural dilution of 1% (18-2000 times for co-formulants, 8-141 times for formulations), and not the declared active ingredient glyphosate (G) alone. The endocrine-disrupting effects of all these compounds were measured on aromatase activity, a key enzyme in the balance of sex hormones, below the toxicity threshold. Aromatase activity was decreased both by the co-formulants alone (polyethoxylated tallow amine-POEA and alkyl polyglucoside-APG) and by the formulations, from concentrations 800 times lower than the agricultural dilutions; while G exerted an effect only at 1/3 of the agricultural dilution. It was demonstrated for the first time that endocrine disruption by GBH
Specifically, qRT-PCR analysis of gene expression in living zebrafish embryos was applied to detect and characterize the effects of: (1) EDCs that act via ERs to induce brain P450 aromatase (P450aromB) and hepatic vitellogenin (vtg) expression; (2) EDCs that act via AhRs to reduce gonadal aromatase (P450aromA) and increase hepatic P4501A1 expression; (3) EDCs that interact directly with preformed aromatase enzymes to block aromatization; and (4) EDCs that perturb ER and AhR expression.. Primer Design and Optimization of qRT-PCR Conditions. P450aromB and -A. Assay development and validation in embryonic, larval, and adult male and female zebrafish has been completed (Sawyer and Callard, in preparation, 2004). Results show that the assay is sensitive and precise (linear between 1 x 10-6 and 1.0 ng mRNA). Reproducibility is excellent within and across operators when tested in multiple experiments and at multiple starting points within a single experiment (e.g., RNA extraction, RT, PCR)(intra- and ...
While several studies have addressed ER and AR expression in the brain of teleosts [16-20], virtually nothing is known about its sex differences, with only one study investigating AR expression levels in the whole brain of wrasse [21]. In the present study, we demonstrated that ER and AR are, to a large extent, differentially expressed between the sexes in the medaka brain. In teleosts, circulating testosterone levels in females are substantial and are sometimes equal to the levels found in males; females undergo a large preovulatory surge of circulating testosterone [22]. Meanwhile, brain aromatase activity in teleosts is 100-1000 times greater than in mammals and birds, resulting in a high amount of oestrogen even in the male brain [23]. Considering these facts, sex differences in the sex steroid milieu in the teleost brain are likely to be smaller compared with other vertebrates. Our present observation of the marked sexual dimorphism in neural ER and AR expression suggests that sex ...
Over the past two decades, the female hormone 17β-estradiol (estrogen) has emerged as an important contributor to energy homeostasis in both males and females. Early clinical evidence involved the observation that men lacking estrogen synthesis secondary to mutations in aromatase-the enzyme that converts androgen to estrogen-or men harboring estrogen resistance secondary to mutation of the estrogen receptor (ER)α, develop visceral obesity, insulin resistance, and/or glucose intolerance (1,2). As an experimental confirmation, it was observed that elimination of the aromatase or ERα genes in male and female mice produced the same metabolic syndrome as in humans (3,4). Thus, it is reasonable to assume that although men have lower circulating estrogen concentrations than premenopausal women, aromatization of circulating androgen to estrogen in target metabolic tissues equilibrates cellular estrogen concentrations, and ER activation is critical in both sexes in promoting fuel homeostasis (5). This ...
Aromatase plays a key role in sex differentiation of gonads. In this study, we cloned the full-length cDNA of ovarian aromatase from protogynous hermaphrodite red-spotted grouper (Epinephelus akaara), and prepared the corresponding anti-EaCyp19a1a antiserum. Western blot and immunofluorescence studies revealed ovary-specific expression pattern of EaCyp19a1a in adults and its dynamic expression change during artificial sex reversal. EaCyp19a1a was expressed by follicular cells of follicular layer around oocytes because strong EaCyp19a1a immunofluorescence was observed in the cells of ovaries. During artificial sex reversal, EaCyp19a1a expression dropped significantly from female to male, and almost no any positive EaCyp19a1a signal was observed in testicular tissues. Then, we cloned and sequenced a total of 1967 bp T-flanking sequence of EaCyp19a1a promoter, and showed a number of potential binding sites for some transcriptional factors, such as SOX5, GATA gene family, CREB, AP1, FOXL1, C/EBP, ...
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Article Impairments in aromatase expression, reproductive behavior, and sperm quality of male fish exposed to 17β‐estradiol. Growing evidence shows that environmental estrogen can reach levels that are high enough to exert adverse reproductive effect...
victor: The smell of women caused by aromatase. In their ovulation period, the estrogen level is the highest, in that time aromatase is plenty, because it is needed to convert androgen (testosteron) to estrogen. Their smell can be caused of that. BUT, it could be from something else, because in the period, women producing more sweat and (sorry) the blood things. If they dont clean their body well, so they produce bad smell. This is hygiene stuff ...
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The pituitary gland is part of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, which controls development, reproduction, and aging in humans and animals. In addition, the pituitary gland is regulated mainly by hormones and neurotransmitters released from the hypothalamus and by systemic hormones secreted by target glands. Aromatase P450, the enzyme responsible for the catabolization of aromatizable androgens to estrogens, is expressed in different parts of body, including the pituitary gland. Moreover, aromatase P450 is involved in sexual dimorphism where alteration in the level of aromatase can initiate a number of diseases in both genders. On the other hand, the direct actions of estrogens, mainly estradiol, are well known for stimulating prolactin release. Numerous studies have shown that changes in the levels of estrogens, among other factors, have been implicated in the genesis and development of prolactinoma. The pituitary gland can produce estradiol locally in several types of endocrine cells, and it is
The molecular mechanisms involved in adrenocortical tumorigenesis are still not completely understood. In this study, using the H295R cell line as a model system, we investigated the role of estrogens and estrogen receptor (ER) alpha and ER beta in the growth regulation of adrenocortical tumors. We demonstrated that H295R cells are able to convert androgens to estrogens by a constitutive expression of active cytochrome P450 aromatase protein and express ER beta to a greater extent than ER alpha. Moreover, physiological concentrations of 17beta-estradiol (E2) determined an increase of thymidine incorporation, suggesting the presence of an autocrine mechanism in maintaining H295R cell proliferation. Evaluating the response to ER antagonists like 4-hydroxytamoxifen (OHT) and ICI 182 780 (ICI), we observed an up-regulation of ER beta and a dose-dependent inhibition of H295R cell proliferation. Whereas ICI determined the growth arrest of H295R cells, OHT induced morphological changes that were ...
Gonçalves D, Saraiva JL, Teles M, Teodósio R, Canario AVM, Oliveira RF. Brain aromatase mRNA expression in two populations of the peacock blenny Salaria pavo with divergent mating systems. Hormones and Behavior. 2010;57(2):155 - 161. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2009.10.007 ...
The teleost brain is characterized by exceptionally high levels of aromatase, the enzyme that converts androgens into estrogens, and by its continuous growth throughout life. Gonadal estrogens have been implicated in sex differentiation and the control of reproduction in adult fish, but the role of neural estrogens during early development is far from clear. The present study describes the isolation and characterization of the cDNA sequence from brain aromatase (P450aromB) in the European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.), a well established model for neuroendocrine research in fish. P450aromB was cloned from a brain cDNA library and encoded a predicted protein of 505 residues, with a calculated molecular weight of 57.2 kDa. Comparisons of the deduced amino acid sequence to that of the ovarian aromatase (P450aromA) in the same species revealed 62% identity, lower than the 84% identity shared between sea bass and tilapia brain aromatases. Phylogenetic analysis showed the occurrence of a gene ...
Lymphocytes were isolated from 43 surgical samples of breast cancer after tumor enzyme digestion and Ficoll/Verographine procedure. In all, 23 specimens from lymphocytic-tissue infiltrates were analyzed (in some cases, material from 2 or 3 patients was combined). The ability of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) to convert androstenedione was demonstrated, as evaluated by hard-water release from the androgenic precursor 3H-1beta-androstenedione. In material obtained from menopausal women this ability was higher than in the women of reproductive age. A positive correlation was revealed between the level of androstenedione conversion in TIL and aromatase activity in tumor tissue, while no correlation was shown between androstenedione conversion in TIL and percentage of tumor cells in lymphocytic suspension. The data obtained suggest that factors secreted by a neoplasm are able to induce aromatase gene expression in TIL ...
Background: Ischemic stroke is a sexually dimorphic disease. Sex differences in stroke have been attributed to neuroprotective effects of estrogen, yet most clinical trials of estrogen supplementation have shown detrimental effects. The role of sex hormones in stroke is still a subject of debate. Aromatization of testosterone to estradiol in neural tissue leads to sexual differentiation. Emerging data suggests similar aromatase activity in response to brain injury, as increased aromatase expression is seen in ischemic penumbra in animals. Administration of aromatase inhibitors exacerbates damage in experimental stroke models. However, studies on sex steroids in humans are sorely lacking. Objective of this study was to investigate the contributions of sex steroids to the etiology of sex differences in stroke.. Methods: 253 patients admitted to Hartford Hospital for focal neurological deficit were consented for 24hour blood draw from symptom onset. Stroke was confirmed by CTscan/MRI brain. ...
Background: Local oestrogen production in the brain regulates critical functions including neuronal development, gonadotropin secretion and sexual behaviour. In the mouse brain, a 36 kb distal promoter (l.f) regulates the Cyp19a1 gene that encodes aromatase, the key enzyme for oestrogen biosynthesis. In vitro, promoter l.f interacts with oestrogen receptor alpha (Esr1) and Progesterone receptor (Pgr) to mediate Cyp19a1 mRNA expression and enzyme activity in mouse hypothalamic neuronal cell lines. The in vivo mechanisms that control mammalian brain aromatase expression during fetal and adult development, however, are not thoroughly understood.. Objective and hypotheses: Our aim was to elucidate the basis of the in vivo connection between Esr1, Pgr and Cyp19a1.. Method: Pregnant mice were sacrificed at gestational days 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 19, 21 and the brain tissues of the foetuses were harvested along with five newborns at the age of postnatal day 2. Esr1KO (female) were also sacrificed and their ...
Purpose : We hypothesize that an early estrogen deficiency accelerates the aging of the optic nerve and predisposes to glaucomatous damage. To begin to test our hypotheses, we sought to determine whether estrogen deprivation is associated with elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) and retinal ganglion cell (RGC) loss in male and female mice. Methods : We obtained breeding pairs of C57BL/6J - aromatase knockout (ArKO) heterozygous mice (Dr. Nabil J. Alkayed; Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR) to generate homozygous ArKO mice and their wildtype (WT) controls. The homozygous ArKO mice harbored a targeted disruption of exon IX in the cyp19 gene and possess no aromatase activity. Aromatase catalyzes the conversion of androstenedione to estrone and the conversion of testosterone to estradiol. At 12 and 24 weeks of age, we measured in a masked fashion the IOP (n = 6 consecutive IOP measurements/value, 3 values/eye/day, 2 consecutive days) in the left and right eyes of conscious mice (n = ...
Before a woman reaches menopause, the female hormone estrogen is produced in the ovaries. Post menopause however, the woman is no longer releasing eggs via the ovaries, and so estrogen levels are lower. The body has to compensate to this change and does so in the form of an enzyme called aromatase. Aromatase can be found in fat cells and can efficiently convert androgens (another hormone) into estrogen. The More fat someone carries, the more aromatase they have, which leads to more androgens being converted into estrogen. This spike in estrogen is a main cause in breast cancer and would explain why post menopausal woman who are obese are more susceptible to breast cancer ...
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The aromatase enzyme (CYP19A1) is required for the biosynthesis of estradiol, a steroid needed for normal follicular and luteal cell function and essential for...
One of the major drawback of aromatase inhibitors, a class of drugs, commonly used in the management of estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer is the debilitating joint pain.
The interaction between breast tumor epithelial and stromal cells is vital for initial and recurrent tumor growth. While breast cancer-associated stromal cells provide a favorable environment for proliferation and metastasis, the molecular mechanisms contributing to this process are not fully understood. Nuclear receptors (NRs) are intracellular transcription factors that directly regulate gene expression. Little is known about the status of NRs in cancer-associated stroma. Nuclear Receptor Low-Density Taqman Arrays were used to compare the gene expression profiles of all 48 NR family members in a collection of primary cultured cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs) obtained from estrogen receptor (ER)α positive breast cancers (n = 9) and normal breast adipose fibroblasts (NAFs) (n = 7). Thirty-three of 48 NRs were expressed in both the groups, while 11 NRs were not detected in either. Three NRs (dosage-sensitive sex reversal, adrenal hypoplasia critical region, on chromosome X, gene 1 (DAX-1); ...
Estrogen plays a pivotal role in endometrial cancer etiology. After menopause, estrogen is produced primarily in adipose tissue, and production increases with advancing age as well as with increased body weight (14). It has been suggested that the increase in estrogen production associated with aging results from an increase in the specific activity of the aromatase enzyme in adipose cells, whereas the increase as a function of body weight is simply due to increased numbers of adipose cells (14, 15). In this large pooled analysis, we found that carrying the A allele of rs749292 or rs727479 in CYP19A1 was associated with increased risk of endometrial cancer. Furthermore, we found that the risk was more pronounced in older women (age ≥55 years) and among obese women (BMI ≥30 kg/m2), consistent with the biology of age and obesity on estrogen production.. Our findings were generally consistent with those of the earlier study that found that associations with circulating estrogen levels were ...
Materials and methods Cultures of human THP-1 were activated to macrophages by interferon γ (IFNγ) (500 U/ml) and treated for 24 h with calcitriol (10−8M) and 17β-estradiol (E2, 10−8M) alone and in combination.Untreated macrophages (THP-1-activated) were used as controls (cnt). P450-aromatase synthesis was evaluated by immunocytochemistry (ICC) and western blotting (WB), whereas the expression of the related CYP19A1 gene was quantified by Real-Time PCR (RT-PCR). IL-1β, IL-6 and TNFα synthesis was analysed by enzyme immunoassay (ELISA) and WB. The signal transduction pathway of mitogen activated proteins ERK1/2 was evaluated by WB.. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Hsp90 and PKM2 drive the expression of aromatase in Li-Fraumeni syndrome breast adipose stromal cells. AU - Subbaramaiah, Kotha. AU - Brown, Kristy A.. AU - Zahid, Heba. AU - Balmus, Gabriel. AU - Weiss, Robert S.. AU - Herbert, Brittney-Shea. AU - Dannenberg, Andrew J.. PY - 2016/7/29. Y1 - 2016/7/29. N2 - Li-Fraumeni syndrome (LFS) patients harbor germ line mutations in the TP53 gene and are at increased risk of hormone receptor-positive breast cancers. Recently, elevated levels of aromatase, the rate-limiting enzyme for estrogen biosynthesis, were found in the breast tissue of LFS patients. Although p53 down-regulates aromatase expression, the underlying mechanisms are incompletely understood. In the present study, we found that LFS stromal cells expressed higher levels of Hsp90 ATPase activity and aromatase compared with wild-type stromal cells. Inhibition of Hsp90 ATPase suppressed aromatase expression. Silencing Aha1 (activator of Hsp90 ATPase 1), a cochaperone of Hsp90 ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Adipose stromal cells differentiation toward smooth muscle cell phenotype diminishes their vasculogenic activity due to induction of activin A secretion. AU - Merfeld-Clauss, Stephanie. AU - Lease, Benjamin R.. AU - Lu, Hongyan. AU - March, Keith L.. AU - Traktuev, Dmitry O.. PY - 2017/11. Y1 - 2017/11. N2 - Adipose stromal cells (ASCs) support endothelial cell (EC) vasculogenesis through paracrine and cell-contact communications. In addition, ASCs differentiate towards the smooth muscle cell (SMC) phenotype under different stimuli, which prompted their use as a source of mural cells in fabricating small calibre vessels. How ASCs SMC-lineage commitment affects their subsequent communication with ECs is unknown. The vasculogenic characteristics of human ASCs in progenitor stage and after differentiation towards SMC phenotype were analysed in the present study. Exposure to transforming growth factor β1 (TGFβ1) or activin A has induced expression of SMC markers in ASCs. Analysis ...
Aromatase inhibitors (AI) are medications that inhibit the aromatase enzyme, which converts androgens to estrogens, resulting in suppression of estrogen production in postmenopausal women. Treatment of postmenopausal women diagnosed with hormone receptor positive breast cancer with adjuvant AI therapy for 5 years has resulted in significant improvements in disease free and overall survival. Despite their proven benefit, however, adherence to and persistence with AI therapy is poor. A key reason for non-persistence with therapy is the development of bothersome side effects that can have a negative impact on quality of life. Retrospective analyses have identified possible predictors of poor tolerance of therapy. Studies have also suggested that development of toxicity may be associated with better response to therapy. Because of the concern about non-persistence with therapy, especially in the setting of prescription of an oral medication for many years, there has been considerable research into ...
Methods Female patients referred for BMD estimation in a scanner in the North West of England between 2004 and 2014 on aromatase inhibitors were identified from a dual X-ray absorptiometry database. Demographics and other risk factors, as well as fragility fractures, were recorded. Initially, those who had sustained a fracture were compared to those who had not sustained a fracture using chi-squared tests for categorical variables and T-tests for continuous variables. Following that, univariate and multivariate logistic regression models were fitted looking at the predictors of fracture. Variables included age at scan, height, weight, alcohol, smoking, family history, rheumatoid arthritis, secondary osteoporosis as defined by FRAX™, body mass index and steroid exposure, in addition to BMD in the lumbar spine and femoral neck. ...
Prostaglandins can be synthesized in an adrenocortical carcinoma, and they can work in an autocrine or paracrine fashion. In rabbit chondrocyte and human squamous carcinoma cell lines, EGF induced the secretion of PGE2 via up-regulation of the activities of phospholipase A2 (PLA2) and COX-2 (Sato et al. 1997, Huh et al. 2003). This may suggest that PGE2 acts as a secondary factor to EGF in the up-regulation of aromatase expression. Therefore, we checked whether PGE2 was secreted from NCI-H295R cells in response to EGF. In this study, NCI-H295R cells secreted PGE2 in response to EGF (Fig. 13), and PGE2 increased aromatase activity to a greater extent than other prostaglandins (Fig. 6). The inhibition of EGF-induced aromatase expression with PGE2 receptor antagonists confirmed that PGE2 is the secondary factor of aromatase expression with EGF (Fig. 14). PGE1 also increased aromatase activity to a degree similar to that of PGE2, but EGF could not stimu- late NCI-H295R cells to secrete a sufficient ...
HRT is systemic therapy, which means that it sends hormones into the bloodstream so they can travel throughout the entire body. The therapy can take the form of a pill; an injection; or a patch, gel, cream, or spray that delivers the hormones through the skin. HRT is different from local estrogen therapy, which is applied to or delivered inside the vagina for direct relief of symptoms such as dryness, irritation, and pain. Local estrogen therapy can take the form of a cream, ring, or suppository-and although some estrogen does make it into the bloodstream, the amount tends to be small. Unlike HRT, it is designed to treat the vaginal area, not to raise hormone levels throughout the body. To learn more about local estrogen therapy, visit our section on Menopausal Symptoms: Vaginal Changes. Youll see other terms frequently associated with HRT. You may hear people talk about "bioidentical hormones," which basically means that the hormones have the same chemical structure as those produced by the ...
Multiple epidemiologic and animal studies have established the link between obesity and increased risk for postmenopausal breast cancer. Because obesity is referred to as the epidemic of the 21st century with around 36% of the adult United States women defined as obese and another one third as overweight (1), this disease has a dramatic effect on quality of life as well as on life expectancy in the United States. The estimated increased risk for breast cancer is around 1.3- to 2-fold for obese postmenopausal women as compared with normal-weight postmenopausal women (2, 3). Several mechanisms have been proposed as being responsible for this increased risk for breast cancer. Among those, a well-studied mechanism is altered estrogen biosynthesis, mainly involving increased aromatase expression (4). Aromatase catalyzes the last steps of estrogen biosynthesis from androgens. Estrogen executes its effect mostly by binding to estrogen receptors (ER). Nuclear ERs function as transcription factors and ...
Aromatase enzyme in your body attaches itself to anabolic androgenic steroids and other similar compounds and turns it into some nasty girly hormones. These estrogen-like hormones can result in side effects, including but not limited to water retention, impotency, or growth of breast tissue in men (gynecomastia).. Male athletes and bodybuilders using performance-improvement drugs need to stay careful and precautious about aromatase enzyme in the body and learn about the importance of the right kind of anabolic steroid cycle support. A single unit of the enzyme can turn steroids and other compounds into estrogen that would then hang out in oblique, the male breast tissues, and other parts of the body. The aromatase enzyme waits for Testosterone and other body hormones to pass body and attaches itself to these males hormones as they flow past the tissue in high enzymatic concentrations; aromatase enzyme then move chemical structure of the male hormones and turn them into estrogen-like hormones. In ...
Aromatase enzyme in your body attaches itself to anabolic androgenic steroids and other similar compounds and turns it into some nasty girly hormones. These estrogen-like hormones can result in side effects, including but not limited to water retention, impotency, or growth of breast tissue in men (gynecomastia).. Male athletes and bodybuilders using performance-improvement drugs need to stay careful and precautious about aromatase enzyme in the body and learn about the importance of the right kind of anabolic steroid cycle support. A single unit of the enzyme can turn steroids and other compounds into estrogen that would then hang out in oblique, the male breast tissues, and other parts of the body. The aromatase enzyme waits for Testosterone and other body hormones to pass body and attaches itself to these males hormones as they flow past the tissue in high enzymatic concentrations; aromatase enzyme then move chemical structure of the male hormones and turn them into estrogen-like hormones. In ...
The synthesis of a series of N-alkylated 4-(4()aminobenzyl)-2-oxazolidinones is described using a synthetically useful scheme which avoids the use of phosgene-since the derivatization is undertaken with the oxazolidin-2-one ring intact. The compounds were tested for human placental aromatase (AR) inhibition in vitro, using [1beta,2beta-3H]androstenedione as substrate for the AR enzyme. The compounds were found, in general, to be more potent than the standard compound, aminoglutethimide (AG), and as such proved to be good lead compounds in the search for more specific AR inhibitors.. ...
Testosterone - the primary substrate in the male body, which serves for the synthesis of estrogen (estradiol), the main female sex hormone. Despite the fact that the presence of estrogen may seem quite uncommon in men, this hormone is structurally very similar to testosterone. With a slight change in the enzyme aromatase, estrogen and can be produced in male organism. Aromatase activity in various parts of the body man, including adipose tissue, liver, sex organs, the organs of the central nervous system and in skeletal muscle tissues. The average number of healthy male estrogen produced usually not particularly affect the body, and may even be beneficial due to its effect on cholesterol levels. However, large amounts of it really has the potential for side effects, including such as water retention, the development of breast (gynaecomastia) and fat accumulation. For these reasons, many people prefer to minimize the intake of estrogenic activity of aromatase inhibitors such as Arimidex and ...
The medial amygdala (MeA) is a central node in the interwoven circuits that regulate social behavior based on pheromones. Aromatase-expressing (arom+) neurons in the MeA are key for the establishment and maintenance of sex differences. Here, we characterized the intrinsic electrophysiological properties of arom+ neurons and non-aromatase (arom-) neurons in the MeA of male and female mice. Most electrophysiological properties were similar for arom+ neurons in the MeA between sexes, but the relative refractory period was twice as large in female mice. We also show that the firing pattern and firing frequency is markedly different between arom+ and arom- neurons. The activity of MeA neurons could be modulated by estradiol, which reduced activity in arom+ neurons in males. The differences between arom+ and arom- neurons were observed in both sexes suggesting that aromatase expression delineates a neural population in the MeA with similar and unique electrophysiological properties.
Aromatase deficiency (AD) is a very rare disorder resulting from mutations in the CYP19A1 gene encoding aromatase, a cytochrome P450 enzyme that plays a pivotal role in androgen conversion to estrogens. AD is inherited in an autosomal recessive trait, and to date only 35 cases have been described in the literature. Herein, we depict a new patient reared as a male, who presented at the age of 21 years with no palpable testis, hypoplastic scrotum, penis-like phallus (3 cm), and penoscrotal hypospadias. The patient was born to consanguineous parents, his karyotype was 46,XX, and SRY was negative ...
The aim of the study is to establish the short-term efficacy and safety of aromatase inhibition in restoring and maintaining eugonadism in hypogonadotrophic hypogonadal men. Secondary aim is to detect the short-term somatic and psychological effects.. Study design: Double blind randomized placebo-controlled trial.. Treatment: 26 weeks of either letrozole or placebo. All patients will start on 1 tablet per week, dose adjustments will be performed if serum testosterone or estradiol are outside the target range. All men will be prescribed a mildly hypocaloric diet.. Endpoints: BMI, body weight, waist circumference, body composition, exercise capacity, serum levels of several hormone markers, glucose tolerance, psychological characteristics.. All patients will be measured 6 times during the study. ...
Fadrozole is a nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor with potential antineoplastic activity. Fadrozole specifically inhibits aromatase, blocking the aromatization of androstenedione and testosterone into estrone and estradiol, respectively, the final step in estrogen biosynthesis; the reduction in estrogen levels may inhibit growth in estrogen-dependent cancers. Aromatase, a member of the cytochrome P-450 superfamily, is found in many tissues; overexpression has been linked to the development of preneoplastic and neoplastic changes in breast tissue. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent.
E-BRAKE - THE WORLDS STRONGEST NATURAL ANTI-ESTROGEN COMPOUND Estrogen production is the product of the aromatase enzyme that converts testosterone into estrogen. Like the e-brake in a high performance vehicle, Magnum E-Brake is scientifically formulated to slow estrogen production with extreme precision. The bene
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Interest in these adipose interactions has provoked contemporaneous investigations using independent approaches to track the relationship of ILC2s with tissue reservoirs of IL-33. Mahlakõiv et al. (2019) used IL-33 reporter mice to identify a similar population of adipose stromal cells, designated adipose stem and progenitor cells, as well as a lesser population of podoplanin+PDGFRα- stromal cells in the fat pad-enveloping mesothelium. High-fat diet induced rapid IL-33 loss from adipose stem and progenitor cells and protection from the increases in weight and adipocyte numbers seen in the absence of IL-33 or ST2. The authors suggested that IL-33 from mesothelial lining cells might function more as an alarmin released after tissue perturbation through expansion or injury. Spallanzani et al. (2019), with a long interest in adipose ST2+ T reg cells, also localized IL-33 predominantly to adipose PDGFRα+Sca1+ stromal and mesothelial cells, but single-cell RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) and bulk RNA-seq ...
Life has been full of weirdness lately. Part of the weirdness is my trying to decide if I wanted to apply for a spot in a trial cancer treatment. I admit, that when my oncologist told me that my tumor markers had doubled at the beginning of the month, I was put into a tailspin. He has put me on Tamoxifen because sometimes, when youve been on aromatase inhibitors (like aromasin and arimidex) which have failed, you can fool the cancer into accepting Tamoxifen again and then it dies off. The process, however, takes two months to see if it works or not and it may cause cancer flare ups initially ...
Since a lot of the aromatase enzyme is present in adipose tissue, do you believe that it would make sense that a person with a higher body fat, lets say 15% wil have mroe estrogen than a person who is 7% bf. If so can you also conclude that a person with higher bodyfat will have a harder pct then a person with lower body fat due to decreased estrogen.??
Hormones are powerful and complex. The word to describe these fascinating chemicals is originally derived from hormo, a Greek word meaning to set in motion. Hormones set the bodys processes in motion, touching + stimulating nearly every biological system. And estrogen, by far, is one of the most impressive. In a w
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