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Patterns of variation in progestin in pregnant sheep.
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PMID:  2380654     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Patterns of variation in progestin concentrations were studied in pregnant sheep during the last half of gestation. In three sets of experiments, blood was drawn daily or every 4 h for 24 h or every 10 min for 8 h. Peripheral arterial concentration of progestin was examined for 'peaks' using the Pulsar program which identified peaks in daily samples and in samples collected every 10 min, though less often than in daily samples. Ovariectomy did not affect the frequency or character of the peaks. The data suggest that large variations in progestin concentrations occur during the last half of pregnancy. They are superimposed on a gradual increase in average concentration and last for 2 to 3 days.
D Caton; P S Kalra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of endocrinology     Volume:  126     ISSN:  0022-0795     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Endocrinol.     Publication Date:  1990 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-09-07     Completed Date:  1990-09-07     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375363     Medline TA:  J Endocrinol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610-0254.
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MeSH Terms
Pregnancy, Animal / blood*
Progestins / blood*
Sheep / blood*
Time Factors
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