Influence of adrenergic receptors on ovarian progesterone secretion in the pseudopregnant cat and oestradiol secretion in the oestrous cat.

@article{Wheeler1987InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of adrenergic receptors on ovarian progesterone secretion in the pseudopregnant cat and oestradiol secretion in the oestrous cat.},
  author={A. G. Wheeler and M. Walker and J. Lean},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility},
  year={1987},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={
          195-205
        }
}
The infusion of isoprenaline or propranolol into the abdominal aorta of the pseudopregnant cat caused an increase or decrease respectively in the ovarian progesterone secretion rate. These observations suggest that the sympathetic innervation of the ovary has a physiological influence on normal progesterone secretion, and this mechanism may explain stress-related increases in progesterone concentrations. The infusion of isoprenaline or propranolol after the stimulation of follicular growth had… 
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