A Comparison of the LH Control of Progesterone Synthesis in Small and Large Cells from Pregnant Cow Corpus Luteum

  • Jocelyne Ursely
  • Pierre Leymarie
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 112)


Like in many other mammalian species, the ovarian corpus luteum from the cow is mainly constituted by two different cell types (1). The large cells (diameter 30 to 50 u) and the small cells (diameter 15 to 20 u) (2).


Large Cell Corpus Luteum Luteal Cell Trypan Blue Exclusion Test Progesterone Synthesis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jocelyne Ursely
    • 1
  • Pierre Leymarie
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Biochimie - Faculté de MédecineCAENFrance

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