Published in Cancer Weekly, May 1st, 2006
"The mechanisms driving steroid production in APAs are poorly defined. However, previous studies have shown that steroid production in some cortisol-producing adenomas is regulated by aberrant expression of G protein-coupled receptors.
"Aberrant adrenal expression of LH receptors has been shown to cause Cushing syndrome, but the role of LH receptors in Conn disease (hyperaldosteronism) has not been studied. The objective of the study was to determine whether APAs express elevated LH receptor, compared with normal...
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