, Volume 33, Issue 5, pp 634–635 | Cite as

Hypergravity: Its effect on the estrous cycle of rats

  • E. Megory
  • F. Konikoff
  • J. Ishay
  • L. Barr-Nea


Hypergravity affects the estrous cycle of rats. It is prolonged by a force of 1.39G–1.65G, and shows irregularities between 1.02 and 1.19G. Rats centrifuged for 40 days and returned to normal gravity presented a normal estrous pattern.


Centrifuge Estrous Cycle Normal Gravity Estrous Pattern 


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© Birkhäuser-Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Megory
    • 1
  • F. Konikoff
    • 1
  • J. Ishay
    • 1
  • L. Barr-Nea
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler School of MedicineTel-Aviv UniversityRamat-Aviv(Israel)

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