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In order to elucidate the effect of stress on reproductive hormones, the present study was designed to investigate the effect of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) on the plasma levels of cortisol,(More)
The effect of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) (E. coli, O55:B5), administered 18 h after ovulation in the second oestrus after weaning, on the contractile activity of the oviduct, ova transport, sperm(More)
We investigated the postovulatory effect of repeated administration of prostaglandin F2alpha (PGF2alpha) on the endocrine status, ova transport, binding of accessory spermatozoa to the zona pellucida(More)
The effect of repeated intravenous administration of ACTH (Synacthen depot) on the contractile activity of the oviduct, ova transport and endocrine status was studied in 11 Swedish crossbred(More)
Seventeen multiparous cross-bred sows (Swedish Land-race x Swedish Yorkshire) were inseminated in their second oestrus after weaning and divided into two groups. One group (ACTH, n = 9) was given an(More)