Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 6, pp 842–843 | Cite as

Thymectomy modifies androgenizing effects of a testis transplant during critical period for neuroprogramming

  • Helen L. Lipscomb
  • J. G. Sharp
Article

Summary

Thymectomy simultaneous with transplantation of a syngeneic testis from a littermate to Fischer 344 rats ameliorated the androgenizing effects of the testis transplant on ovarian morphology at 90 days of age.

Keywords

Critical Period Androgenizing Effect Ovarian Morphology Testis Transplant 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Helen L. Lipscomb
    • 1
  • J. G. Sharp
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnatomyUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA

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