Melengestrol Acetate

Known as: Acetate, Melengestrol, Melengestrol Acetate [Chemical/Ingredient], Pregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione, 17-hydroxy-6-methyl-16-methylene-, acetate 
A progestogen-like compound used as a cattle feed additive for its growth promoting effects and suppression of estrus (heat) in heifers. Critics have… (More)
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2007
2007
Melengestrol acetate (MGA), a potent synthetic progestin, has been used as a contraceptive in zoo felids since 1975. Mammary… (More)
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2005
2005
To provide insight into potential mechanisms contributing to the various biological responses of cattle to treatment with… (More)
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2003
2003
In Exp. 1, 187 lactating beef cows were treated with injections of GnRH 7 d before and 48 h after prostaglandin F2alpha… (More)
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2002
2002
Melengestrol acetate (MGA) contraceptives are widely used in zoo felids to regulate fertility and may have deleterious effects on… (More)
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2001
2001
The steroids trenbolone acetate (TbA) and melengestrol acetate (MGA) are licensed as growth promoters for farm animals in several… (More)
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2001
2001
The development of a sensitive screening method of MGA residues in bovine perirenal fat and muscle based on a competitive… (More)
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1999
1999
The aim of this study was to gain knowledge of residue formation after the use of melengestrol acetate (MGA) as a growth… (More)
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1998
1998
Our objective was to test the hypothesis that short-term (8 days) treatment of prepubertal heifers with melengestrol acetate (MGA… (More)
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1992
1992
Ewes of three genotypes (Hampshire, n = 59; Rambouillet, n = 36; crossbred, n = 57) were used to determine the efficiency of… (More)
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1971
1971
To investigate the relation of ovarian morphology to increased body weight gain during administration of melengestrol acetate (17… (More)
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