A Clinical Guide for Contraception by Leon Speroff MD, Philip D. Darney MD MSc

By Leon Speroff MD, Philip D. Darney MD MSc

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Peterson, the son of Swedish immigrants. 16 Early in his career, he developed nylon surgical suturing material as well as “Toni,” a product for home permanents to create curly hair. Peterson joined Upjohn in 1946 to work on antibiotics, but he almost immediately became part of the race to synthesize cortisone. Peterson 8/25/2010 2:26:37 PM 28 A Clinical Guide for Contraception believed that lower microorganisms might possess the same enzymes used by adrenal glands to make cortisone, especially the difficult step of introducing an oxygen molecule to the structure.

Chang worked away in his laboratory, and it was Pincus who was highly visible, raising the money and providing direction. 60 The first experiment was on April 25, 1951, and Chang quickly moved to testing the newly synthesized progestins from Searle and Syntex. By December 1953, three synthetic progestins were selected as the most potent and effective in inhibiting ovulation: norethindrone from Syntex, and Searle’s norethynodrel and norethandrolone. 27,28 In 1957, these three compounds were approved for the treatment of menstrual disorders with the trade names of Norlutin, Enovid, and Nilevar, respectively.

Peterson 8/25/2010 2:26:37 PM 28 A Clinical Guide for Contraception believed that lower microorganisms might possess the same enzymes used by adrenal glands to make cortisone, especially the difficult step of introducing an oxygen molecule to the structure. C. Murray attacked the problem, beginning in 1949. First they needed a microorganism. ”16 In 1 year’s time, the two chemists proved the value of microorganisms in chemical synthesis. Their method used Rhizopus nigricans to covert progesterone to 11-hydroxyprogesterone, that could in turn be processed into hydrocortisone, also called cortisol, the major corticosteroid secreted by the adrenal cortex.

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