Mitsunao Kobayashi

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The effectiveness of testosterone (T) and 11-ketotestosterone (K) in inducing male-typical sex behaviors in goldfish was examined by implanting intact adult females with one empty (blank) Silastic implant (B females), one implant containing T or K, or one T and one K implant (T + K females). Behavior of the four female groups was compared to that of(More)
This study was conducted to determine whether prostaglandin f2 alpha (PGF)-induced spawning behavior in female goldfish (Carassius auratus) is influenced by sex steroids or by the stage of ovarian development (assessed by gonadosomatic index (GSI), ovary weight expressed as a percentage of body weight). In two groups of intact females with GSI values(More)
The study was conducted to assess whether the power spectrum analysis of fetal heart rate (FHR) data obtained with a cardiotocograph provides more than visual judgment of nonstress test (NST) tracing to predict fetal well-being. A total of 71 FHR data were obtained from 44 healthy pregnant women with normally grown fetuses and 11 pregnant women with(More)
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