Role of the Central Nervous System in the Regulation of Pregnancy , Parturition and Lactation in Beef Heifers

@inproceedings{Anderson2001RoleOT,
  title={Role of the Central Nervous System in the Regulation of Pregnancy , Parturition and Lactation in Beef Heifers},
  author={Lloyd L. Anderson},
  year={2001}
}
Progesterone secretion is crucial for maintaining pregnancy to parturition in mammalian species, and in cattle the corpus luteum is the primary source of this hormone. This study determined the roles of prolactin (PRL), growth hormone (GH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) in the luteotropic process in beef heifers hypophyseal stalk-transected (HST, n = 7) or… CONTINUE READING