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Effect of asynchronous transfer and oestrogen administration on survival and development of porcine embryos.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1787468     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Results indicate that recovery of embryos on Days 11 and 13 of pregnancy was reduced for Day 5 embryos transferred to recipients on Day 6 of their oestrous cycle and was greatly reduced when embryos were transferred to recipients on Day 7 of the cycle (P less than 0.01). Administration of oestradiol-17 beta on Day 11 of the recipient's cycle did not appear to affect embryo development on Day 13. Day 6 embryos transferred to recipients on Day 8 of the oestrous cycle deteriorated rapidly within 24 h of transfer; there was no recovery of embryos from the uterus after 36 h. Treatment of pregnant gilts with 1 mg oestradiol-17 beta (i.v.) on Day 10.5 resulted in total embryonic loss by Day 23, but pregnancy rates of gilts treated with oestradiol-17 beta on Day 12 were similar to those of vehicle-treated gilts (60.6 vs. 71.4%).
R D Geisert; G L Morgan; M T Zavy; R M Blair; L K Gries; A Cox; T Yellin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of reproduction and fertility     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0022-4251     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Reprod. Fertil.     Publication Date:  1991 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-24     Completed Date:  1992-03-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376367     Medline TA:  J Reprod Fertil     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  475-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater 74078.
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MeSH Terms
Blastocyst / pathology
Embryo Transfer / methods*
Embryonic and Fetal Development / physiology*
Estradiol / pharmacology*
Estrus / physiology*
Fetal Death / pathology
Gestational Age
Swine / physiology*
Uterus / physiology*
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