Influence of sex hormones on the subcellular distribution of copper in sheep liver.

@article{Russanov1981InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of sex hormones on the subcellular distribution of copper in sheep liver.},
  author={E. M. Russanov and V Banskalieva and S G Ljutakova},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={1981},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={223-5}
}
At the 14th to 16th week of pregnancy the copper content in the maternal liver was low while that in the fetus was high. After ovariectomy there was a decrease in liver copper and ceruloplasmin which was prevented by treatment with oestrogens but not with progesterone. Five groups of sheep were studied: control (barren ewes), pregnant, ovariectomised and… CONTINUE READING