[Lecithin and sphingomyelin in amniotic fluid in late pregnancy in dairy cows].

@article{Toulov1981LecithinAS,
  title={[Lecithin and sphingomyelin in amniotic fluid in late pregnancy in dairy cows].},
  author={M Toulov{\'a} and B Vojt{\'i}sek and F. Tom{\vs}{\'i}k},
  journal={Veterinarni medicina},
  year={1981},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={129-34}
}
Phospholipides were isolated from 26 amniotic fluids of highly pregnant dairy cows and the lecithin : sphingomyelin ratio (the L/S index) was determined; this ratio ranged from 1.9 to 12.0 (mean = 6.5; n = 20), and in other cases only lecithin was clearly detected (n = 6). During the studied period of 249 to 277 days of pregnancy, no significant correlation… CONTINUE READING