The ability of rbIFNT to attenuate basal and OXT-induced secretion of PGF by primary cultures of bovine endometrial epithelial cells from cyclic cows on d 15 of the estrous cycle
indicates the paracrine regulatory potential of the trophectoderm (Meyer et al.
The methods and experimental protocols used to assess the effects of THF-diol and LTX-diol on the estrous cycle
in female rats were as previously described (Markaverich et al.
Sexually mature crossbred female gilts (ages between 8 and 12 months) were assigned randomly to either cyclic or pregnant status and hysterectomized on either day (D) 12 of the estrous cycle
or D12 and D15 of pregnancy (n = 3 gilts/d/status) after the animals were slaughtered.
We analyzed serum samples from 60-day-old offspring euthanized between 0800 (1 hr after lights on) and 1500 hours (6 hr before lights out), in the diestrus stage of the estrous cycle
, for PRL, LH and TSH, and we analyzed anterior pituitaries for PRL and LH by radioimmunoassay, as previously described by Cooper et al.
To quantify the rate o f vascular cell proliferation, CL were obtained from ewes that were injected with bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU; a thymidine analog) 1h before slaughter on days 4, 8, 12, and 15 of their respective estrous cycle
Therefore, to better understand the role of ALCAM at the fetal-maternal interface in pigs during pregnancy, we determined i) the pattern of ALCAM expression in the uterine endometrium during the estrous cycle
and pregnancy; ii) localization of ALCAM mRNA in the uterine endometrium; iii) effects of steroid hormones on ALCAM mRNA expression; and iv) ALCAM expression levels in the uterine endometrium from gilts with embryos derived from SCNT compared with those from gilts with embryos from natural mating.
Effects of LTX-diols on the estrous cycle
of female rats and male sexual behavior.
This experiment was conducted to evaluate: 1) eNOS immunolocalization; and 2) co-localization of eNOS and VEGF in ovine CL throughout the estrous cycle
In small ruminants, estrous synchronization is achieved either by reducing the length of the luteal phase of the estrous cycle
with prostaglandin [F.
In this study, we excluded female pups from behavioral tests because the estrous cycle
in mature females affects various behavioral characteristics.
Luteinizing hormone and estradiol -17p in blood plasma and milk during estrous cycle
and early pregnancy in Murrah buffaloes.
In females, the amount of running is correlated with the stage of the estrous cycle
, and they also run more than their male littermates.