Characterization of the kinin system in the ovary during ovulation in the rat.

@article{Gao1992CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of the kinin system in the ovary during ovulation in the rat.},
  author={X Gao and Lowell M. Greenbaum and Virendra B. Mahesh and Darrell W Brann},
  journal={Biology of reproduction},
  year={1992},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={945-51}
}
Ovulation has been noted for some time to bear a remarkable similarity to an inflammatory response. One of the principal components that is activated and helps mediate the events during an inflammatory response is the kinin system. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to examine whether this system could be similarly activated and involved in the cascade of events that leads to ovulation. To answer this question, immature 23-day-old female rats were primed with eCG (10 IU) and… CONTINUE READING

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