Exposure to Estrogen Mimicking the Level of Late Pregnancy Suppresses Estrus Subsequently Induced by Estrogen at the Level of the Follicular Phase in Ovariectomized Shiba Goats

@inproceedings{Nagai2013ExposureTE,
  title={Exposure to Estrogen Mimicking the Level of Late Pregnancy Suppresses Estrus
Subsequently Induced by Estrogen at the Level of the Follicular Phase in Ovariectomized
Shiba Goats},
  author={Kiyosuke Nagai and Natsumi Endo and Tomomi Tanaka and Hideo Kamomae},
  booktitle={The Journal of reproduction and development},
  year={2013}
}
A high-estrogen environment during late pregnancy is suspected to cause postpartum silent ovulation, and progesterone (P4) is suggested to recover estrus. However, few attempts have been undertaken to elucidate the influence of these steroids on estrus by analyzing hormonal profiles. We investigated estrus and luteinizing hormone (LH) surges in… CONTINUE READING