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- Russell, David W., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Cell and tissue research 2002 v.307 no.2 pp. 145-153
- Phallus; androgen receptors; antigens; epithelial cells; epithelium; humans; male genitalia; males; penis; peroxidase; pregnancy; testosterone; urethra
- ... Normal penile development is dependent on testosterone, its conversion via steroid 5α-reductase type 2 to dihydrotestosterone, and a functional androgen receptor (AR). The goal of this study was to investigate the distribution of AR and 5α-reductase type 2 in the developing human fetal external genitalia with special emphasis on urethra formation. Twenty fetal genital specimens from normal human m ...