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Table 1 Prostaglandin dehydrogenase specific activity in tissues from 2-day-old and adult rats.

From: Prostaglandin E2metabolism in rat brain: Role of the blood-brain interfaces

  2-day-old Adult
Lung 1.64 ± 0,42 (5) 0.47 ± 0,08 (5)
Kidney 2.29 ± 0,23 (7) 0.93 ± 0,16 (6)
Cerebral cortex ND ND
Fourth ventricle choroid plexus 0.10 ± 0,02 (3) 0.027 ± 0,012 (6)
Lateral ventricle choroid plexus 0.19 ± 0,05 (3) 0.025 ± 0,018 (5)
Cerebral microvessels na ND
  1. Data (in nmol.mg protein-1.min-1) are expressed as mean ± SE (n). ND: not detectable. na: not available (see text). The detection limit was calculated as being 0.02 for microvessel and choroidal preparations, and 0.01 for cerebral cortex.