Effects of age, treatment, and method of induction on deciduomata in the golden hamster.

@article{Blaha1967EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of age, treatment, and method of induction on deciduomata in the golden hamster.},
  author={G C Blaha},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1967},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={477-85}
}
  • G C Blaha
  • Published 1967 in Fertility and sterility
IT IS a well known fact that many mammals show a decline in reproductive capability with advancing age. This is demonstrated in the aging female golden hamster (M esocricetus auratus) by decline in both litter size and in the number of pregnancies, the decline becoming more marked after 15 months of age. I1 Although their ovaries contain oocytes throughout life and their regular estrous cycles continue, implantation of blastocysts often does not occur ill old hamsters.! In some hamsters the… CONTINUE READING

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