Conceptus, progesterone, and breed effects on uterine protein secretion in swine.

@article{Vallet1998ConceptusPA,
  title={Conceptus, progesterone, and breed effects on uterine protein secretion in swine.},
  author={Jeffrey L. Vallet and Ronald K. Christenson and William E Trout and Harold G. Klemcke},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={1998},
  volume={76 10},
  pages={2657-70}
}
This experiment consisted of the following treatment-breed groups: 1) White crossbred gilts, 2) White crossbred gilts treated with progesterone (200 mg/d in corn oil given on d 2 and 3 after estrus), and 3) Chinese Meishan gilts. Pregnant and nonpregnant gilts (n=3 to 6) from each treatment-breed combination were assigned to be slaughtered on d 10, 11, 12, 13, and 15. At slaughter each uterine horn was flushed with 20 mL of minimal essential medium. Uterine flushings were assayed for total… CONTINUE READING