James I. Raeside

James I. Raeside

Professor Emeritus/Emerita (University)

BSc Glasgow, MSc, PhD Missourio

Research Interests

Reproductive endocrinology and Steroid biochemistry:

  • Leydig cell steroidogenesis, biosynthesis and control.
  • Steroid hormones in embryo and fetal development.
  • Steroid metabolism in the male reproductive tract and accessory sex gland.
  • Steroid metabolism in normal and cancerous tissues.

Selected Publications

  • Raeside, J.I., Christie, H.L. A stable epoxide of estrone: Evidence for formation of a ‘new’ estrogen metabolite. (2017)  J. Steroid Biochem. Mol. Biol. 167, 39-47.
  • Raeside, J.I. A stable epoxide as a potential endogenous estrogen metabolite: A stable epoxide as a potential endogenous estrogen metabolite: Possible significance in breast cancer? (2016) Medical Hypotheses 91, 37–41.
  • Raeside, J.I., Christie, H.L., Betteridge.K.J. 5Alpha-Reduced Steroids Are Major Metabolites in the Early Equine Embryo Proper and Its Membranes. (2015) Biol Reprod. 93(3)77, 1–8.
  • Raeside, J.I., Christie, H.L., Waelchli, R.O., Betteridge, K.J. (2012) Biosynthesis of estrogen by the early equine embryo proper. Reprod Fert Dev. 24, 1071-1078.
  • Raeside, J.I. and Christie, H.L. (2010) Diaryl dimers of estradiol and estrone may be formed as major metabolites by mouse mammary glands. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 401,469-472
  • Raeside, J.I., Christie, H.L., Waelchli, R.O., Betteridge, K.J. (2009) Estrogen metabolism by the equine embryo proper during the fourth week of pregnancy. Reproduction 138, 953-960
  • Raeside, J.I. and Christie, H.L. (2008).The presence of 19-norandrostenedione and its sulphate form in yolk-sac fluid of the early equine conceptus. J. Steroid Biochem. Mol. Biol. 108, 149-154.