Prostaglandin E2 functions as a luteotrophic factor in the dog.

Abstract

The luteal phase in dogs is governed by many poorly understood regulatory mechanisms. Functioning of the corpus luteum (CL) is unaffected by hysterectomy. Recently, the role of prostaglandins in regulating canine CL function was addressed suggesting a luteotrophic effect of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) during the early luteal phase. However, compelling… (More)
DOI: 10.1530/REP-12-0419

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