A role for estrogen in progesterone production during baboon pregnancy.

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The present study determined whether estrogen is important in the production of progesterone (P) during primate pregnancy. Serum P production rates (metabolic clearance rate [MCR] x peripheral serum concentration) were determined in baboons prior to and following maternal administration of the antiestrogen ethamoxytriphetol (MER-25) at 30, 15, 6, or 3 mg/kg… (More)

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@article{Albrecht1980ARF, title={A role for estrogen in progesterone production during baboon pregnancy.}, author={Eugene D. Albrecht}, journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology}, year={1980}, volume={136 5}, pages={569-74} }