Effect of the metabolic environment at key stages of follicle development in cattle: focus on steroid biosynthesis.


Cellular mechanisms that contribute to low estradiol concentrations produced by the preovulatory ovarian follicle in cattle with a compromised metabolic status are largely unknown. To gain insight into the main metabolic mechanisms affecting preovulatory follicle function, two different animal models were used. Experiment 1 compared Holstein-Friesian… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00178.2011

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