Ribonucleic Acid: Control of Steroid Synthesis in Endocrine Tissue

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Science  03 Nov 1967:
Vol. 158, Issue 3801, pp. 652-653
DOI: 10.1126/science.158.3801.652


Ribonucleic acid extracted from either adrenal or testis altered the enzyme activity of adrenals and ovaries maintained in organ culture. The pattern of steroid hormone synthesis of the cultured endocrine tissue reflected the origin of the RNA.