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The X zone of the mouse adrenal cortex of the Swiss albino strain.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3940933     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The adrenal gland of the Swiss albino strain was investigated with particular reference to the X zone. The degeneration of the X zone in the male occurred concomitant with puberty. The unmated female possessed an X zone which gradually degenerated with age. First pregnancy gave a rapid disappearance of the zone. Gonadectomy preserved the X zone in both sexes, to decline with age. Hypophysectomy produced the classical sequelae, but injecting equine luteinizing hormone preserved the X zone. The X zone and its homologous/analogous representatives in various eutherian species differ from the pattern given in a common laboratory mouse. The difficulties are discussed.
Authors:
C F Deacon; W Mosley; I C Jones
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  General and comparative endocrinology     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0016-6480     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen. Comp. Endocrinol.     Publication Date:  1986 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-02-05     Completed Date:  1986-02-05     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370735     Medline TA:  Gen Comp Endocrinol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-99     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenal Cortex / anatomy & histology*
Adrenal Medulla / anatomy & histology
Aging
Animals
Castration
Female
Hypophysectomy
Male
Mice / anatomy & histology*
Mice, Inbred C57BL / anatomy & histology
Mice, Inbred CBA / anatomy & histology
Pregnancy
Sex Factors
Species Specificity

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