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Effect of acute and chronic administration of gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist, buserelin, on serum chorionic gonadotropin, oestradiol-17$\beta$ and progesterone during early pregnancy in the south Indian bonnet monkey (Macaca radiata)

Rao, Jagannadha A and Chakraborti, R (1990) Effect of acute and chronic administration of gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist, buserelin, on serum chorionic gonadotropin, oestradiol-17$\beta$ and progesterone during early pregnancy in the south Indian bonnet monkey (Macaca radiata). In: Animal Reproduction Science, 22 (3). pp. 261-268.

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Abstract

The effect of a single injection of 100 μg of Buserelin on day 19 of gestation and chronic infusion of Buserelin (2.5 $\mu$g/h for 11 days) starting from day 20 of gestation on serum chorionic gonadotropin, progesterone and oestradiol-17$\beta$ was studied. Serum chorionic gonadotropin levels remained elevated for the first 48 h after the start of infusion of Buserelin. However, following injection of 100 $\mu$g of Buserelin there was a significant decrease in both serum progesterone and oestradiol-17$\beta$ levels. The two treatments had no effect on the course of pregnancy.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science B.V.
Keywords: gonadotropin;hormone agonist;buserelin;serum chorionic gonadotropin;progesterone;Indian bonnet monkey
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:41
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/12712

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