Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0019s74 | The ‘how to’ guide on scientific communication | SFEBES2009

Conference presentations: how to engage your audience

Michael Tony

The first barrier to overcome in engaging your audience is in writing an abstract that motivates delegates to attend your presentation; if abstracts don’t pass the ‘so what’ test, you’ll face an uphill battle. Once you have attracted an audience, ensure that they can follow your presentation and leave with a clear take home message. There are two common considerations in writing your abstract and planning your presentation. Firstly, make sure you focus on y...

ea0015p296 | Reproduction | SFEBES2008

Hormonal regulation of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (11βHSD) enzyme activities in boar test is and caput epididymidis

Sharp Victoria , Michael Tony , Fowkes Rob

Cortisol is metabolised by two 11βHSD isoenzymes. Recently, we reported that 11βHSD1 and 11βHSD2 mRNA and protein are co-expressed in boar testis and throughout the male reproductive tract. However, enzyme activities were only detectable in boar testis, caput epididymidis, bulbourethral glands and penile urethra. The objective of the present study was to assess whether cortisol–cortisone metabolism in the boar testis and caput epididymidis could be regulate...