Sex steroids level in blood plasma and ovarian follicles of the chimeric chicken.

@article{Sechman2006SexSL,
  title={Sex steroids level in blood plasma and ovarian follicles of the chimeric chicken.},
  author={Andrzej Sechman and Paweł Lakota and Dorota Wojtysiak and Anna Hrabia and Maria Mika and Mirosław Lisowski and Przemysław Czekalski and Janusz Rząsa and Ewa Kapkowska and Marek F Bednarczyk},
  journal={Journal of veterinary medicine. A, Physiology, pathology, clinical medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={53 10},
  pages={501-8}
}
The study was performed to determine the hormonal status of mature germline chimeras obtained by blastodermal cell transfer from chicken embryos of a donor breed [Green-legged Partridgelike breed (GP) x Araucana (AR)] to those of a recipient breed [White Leghorn (WL)] being at the same stage of embryonic development. The egg-laying chimeras and WL hens (control) of the same age were used in the experiment. At first, blood samples were taken from each bird at 0.5, 5, 12.5 and 18.5 h following… CONTINUE READING