New functional zonation in the ovary as shown by immunohistochemistry of luteinizing hormone receptor.


Monoclonal anti-LH receptor antibodies were used to study receptor distribution in the various structures of porcine ovary. Primordial and primary follicles were not labeled. Immunoreactivity appeared on the thecal cells of secondary follicles of approximately 100-200 microns in diameter. In large antral follicles and preovulatory follicles granulosa cells… (More)


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