Effects of passive immunization of goats against inhibin on follicular development, hormone profile and ovulation rate.

@article{Medan2003EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of passive immunization of goats against inhibin on follicular development, hormone profile and ovulation rate.},
  author={Mohamed Sabry Medan and Gen Watanabe and Kazuaki Sasaki and Yoshio Nagura and H Sakaime and Masaru Fujita and Sayed Sharawy and Kazuyoshi Taya},
  journal={Reproduction},
  year={2003},
  volume={125 5},
  pages={751-7}
}
This study was conducted to investigate the effect of immunoneutralization against endogenous inhibin on FSH secretion and ovulation rate, with the aim of developing a new superovulation method using inhibin antiserum in goats. Two groups of goats received an i.v. injection of either 10 ml normal goat serum (control; n = 6) or 10 ml inhibin antiserum developed against [Tyr(30)]-inhibin alpha (1-30) (n = 6) 48 h before treatment with prostaglandin F(2alpha) (PGF(2alpha)). Blood samples were… CONTINUE READING