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Effect of anti-luteinizing hormone serum on the ovulation of rats

Raj, HGM and Moudgal, NR (1970) Effect of anti-luteinizing hormone serum on the ovulation of rats. In: Nature, 227 (5265). pp. 1344-1345.

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Abstract

IN the cyclic female albino rat, a release of pituitary luteinizing hormone (LH) occurs on the afternoon of proestrus1-5. This apparently induces ovulation, for ova are seen in the Fallopian tube 12 h later. Similarly, it is well known that in immature rats primed with pregnant mare serum gonadotrophin (PMS), ovulation can be induced by the administration of human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) or LH, the ova being seen in the Fallopian tube 12 h later. No information is available, however, about the mode of action of LH, released or administered, in bringing about ovulation. We have approached this problem by blocking the action of the ovulating hormone (LH) at various times after administration. © 1970 Nature Publishing Group.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 20 May 2010 10:47
Last Modified: 20 May 2010 10:47
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/27968

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