Vascular changes in the corpus luteum during early pregnancy in the cow.

@article{Beindorff2010VascularCI,
  title={Vascular changes in the corpus luteum during early pregnancy in the cow.},
  author={Nicola Beindorff and Kaya Nagai and Koumei Shirasuna and Kathrin Herzog and Katharina Hoeffmann and Motoki Sasaki and Heinrich Bollwein and Akio Miyamoto},
  journal={The Journal of reproduction and development},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={263-70}
}
The present study determined vascular changes in the bovine corpus luteum (CL) at Day 16 (early maternal recognition period) and Day 40 in early pregnancy and compared them to the CL from Day 12 and Day 16 of the estrous cycle. The CLs were analyzed in the central and peripheral regions, where site-depending features of vessels and angiogenic factors are evident. The same protein level of the endothelial cell marker von Willebrand factor was retained in the CL from Day 16 of the estrous cycle… CONTINUE READING