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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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2004
2004
Postpartum anestrous interval in beef cows is a major factor contributing to reproductive failure during a defined breeding… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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2002
2002
The objective of this experiment was to compare two progestins and three treatments for synchronizing follicular wave emergence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
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2001
The steroids trenbolone acetate (TbA) and melengestrol acetate (MGA) are licensed as growth promoters for farm animals in several… Expand
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2000
2000
An estrus synchronization protocol (7-11 Synch) was developed to synchronize the first follicular wave and timing of ovulation in… Expand
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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… Expand
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1994
1994
Experiments were conducted to determine whether acute progesterone administration would regress persistent follicles and improve… Expand
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1988
1988
Beef cows and heifers (n = 263) at three locations that were exhibiting estrous cycle either were fed .5 mg/d melengestrol… Expand
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