Experientia

, Volume 37, Issue 8, pp 860–861 | Cite as

Catecholamines in bovine semen

  • P. E. Lindahl
  • P. Sjöblom
  • O. Tottmar
Specialia

Summary

In seminal plasma 5×10−6 M noradrenaline was found to induced head-to-head association in bull spermatozoa. The sum of noradrenaline and adrenaline in freshly collected semen was 10 ng/ml (5.2×10−8M), i.e., about 100 times lower than previously reported.

Keywords

Noradrenaline Adrenaline Catecholamine Seminal Plasma Bull Spermatozoon 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. E. Lindahl
    • 1
  • P. Sjöblom
    • 1
  • O. Tottmar
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ZoophysiologyUniversity of UppsalaUppsala(Sweden)

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