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Cellular composition of utero-ovarian lymph during the exogenous gonadotrophin-stimulated oestrous cycle in sheep.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2377736     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Utero-ovarian peripheral lymph was collected for extended periods from sheep that had received exogenous gonadotrophins. High lymph flow rates and progesterone outputs, over 13 mL h-1 and 65 nmol h-1 respectively, were observed during the subsequent oestrous cycles. A positive correlation was found between the maximum lymph flow rate and the number of corpora lutea in the draining ovary. At periods approximating the beginning and end of the luteal phase of the oestrous cycle there were increases in the output of red blood cells and, towards the end of the luteal phase, eosinophils constituted over 10% of the white blood cells in the lymph. Lymph provides a dynamic record of the changing internal environment of the ovary and as such may yield useful information on intraovarian control mechanisms in sheep.
Authors:
R G Alders; C M Press
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reproduction, fertility, and development     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1031-3613     ISO Abbreviation:  Reprod. Fertil. Dev.     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-09-04     Completed Date:  1990-09-04     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8907465     Medline TA:  Reprod Fertil Dev     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  165-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Immunology, Australian National University, Canberra A.C.T.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Blood Cell Count
Erythrocyte Count
Estrus / drug effects*
Female
Gonadotropins / pharmacology*
Leukocyte Count
Lymph / cytology*
Lymphocytes
Macrophages
Ovary / cytology
Progesterone / metabolism
Sheep
Uterus / cytology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Gonadotropins; 57-83-0/Progesterone

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