Effect of cetrorelix acetate on apoptosis and apoptosis regulatory factors in cultured uterine leiomyoma cells

Ja Young Kwon, Ki Hyun Park, Young Nyun Park, Nam Hoon Cho

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This report suggests the possibility that a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist initiates apoptosis not only by causing a sex hormone deficit by inhibiting GnRH secretion in the pituitary gland, but also by acting directly on leiomyoma cells promoting apoptosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1526-1528
Number of pages3
JournalFertility and Sterility
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Nov 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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