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Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 128–130 | Cite as

Corpus luteum function in ageing inbred mice

  • R. G. Gosden
  • Ruth E. Fowler
Specialia

Summary

Impaired breeding performance of aged female mice was associated with reduced numbers of ovulations and increased mortality of embryos. The amounts of progesterone in the sera, corpora lutea and uterine flushings of these animals were similar to those of young animals when measured by radioimmunoassay.

Keywords

Progesterone Female Mouse Flushing Corpus Luteum Young Animal 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Gosden
    • 1
  • Ruth E. Fowler
    • 1
  1. 1.Physiological LaboratoryCambridge(England)

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