Missaka Priyadarsane Bandara Wijayagunawardane

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Endothelial cells (EC) of the bovine corpus luteum (CL) are a known source of proinflammatory mediators, including monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (CCL2) and endothelin 1 (EDN1). Here, a coculture(More)
Local regulation of ovulation involves the interaction of LH and intrafollicular factors including steroids, prostaglandins, and peptides derived from endothelial cells, leukocytes, fibroblasts, and(More)
The precise regulatory mechanisms of cyclic oviductal contraction in the cow are unclear. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of luteinizing hormone (LH), steroids, prostaglandins(More)
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) alpha is an important physiological mediator of cell-to-cell communication. Recent observations suggest that TNFalpha is involved in the control of reproductive functions.(More)
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a potent angiogenic and permeability enhancing factor, which shows the highest activity in the oviduct during the periovulatory period of the estrous(More)