Effects of Prostaglandin F on Adenylyl Cyclase Activity and Steroid Secretion in the Superluteinized Rat Ovary

  • Peter A. Torjesen
  • Asbjørn Aakvaag
Part of the Biochemical Endocrinology book series (BIOEND, volume 1)


The corpus luteum (CL) is necessary for the maintenance of early pregnancy in all mammals, and for some species, luteal function is required throughout pregnancy. By interfering with the function of the CL, possible means of controlling fertility may be obtained.


Luteinizing Hormone Adenylyl Cyclase Corpus Luteum Adenylyl Cyclase Activity Luteal Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter A. Torjesen
    • 1
  • Asbjørn Aakvaag
    • 1
  1. 1.Hormone Laboratory, Aker HospitalUniversity of Oslo HospitalsOslo 5Norway

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