A subovarian exchange mechanism for the countercurrent transfer of ovarian steroid hormones in the pig.

@article{Krzymowski1982ASE,
  title={A subovarian exchange mechanism for the countercurrent transfer of ovarian steroid hormones in the pig.},
  author={Tadeusz Krzymowski and J{\'a}n Kotwica and S Stefańczyk and J Czarnocki and J Debek},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility},
  year={1982},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={457-65}
}
Sow ovaries with their ovarian pedicle were isolated and supplied with blood from the middle uterine artery. During the 30 min of infusion with [3H]testosterone into the ovarian vein 3 cm below the ovary and for the 30 min after the infusion, radioactivity was detected in tissue fluid 3 cm laterally from the ovarian vein and artery. When [3H]testosterone was infused into the muscles of the ovarian pedicle radioactivity was detected in the ovarian artery branches near the ovary. Of the total… CONTINUE READING