Role of progesterone and oestradiol in the regulation of uterine oxytocin receptors in ewes.

@article{Zhang1992RoleOP,
  title={Role of progesterone and oestradiol in the regulation of uterine oxytocin receptors in ewes.},
  author={Jiong Yi Zhang and Patricia G. Weston and Jamie Hixon},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility},
  year={1992},
  volume={94 2},
  pages={395-404}
}
The interaction between oestrogen and progesterone in the regulation of the uterine oxytocin receptor in sheep was evaluated by measuring the binding of oxytocin to membrane preparations of caruncular and intercaruncular endometrium and myometrium. Ovariectomized ewes were assigned in groups of five to each cell of a 4 x 2 factorial design. The four treatments were (a) vehicle (maize oil) for 12 days, (b) progesterone (10 mg day-1) for 9 days, (c) progesterone for 9 days followed by maize oil… CONTINUE READING

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