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Characterization of apoptosis in the developing bovine fetal ovary: association with germ cell loss
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] During early bovine fetal development a 170 fold increase in germ cells occurs from d 50 to 110 followed by a rapid decline of germ cells by d 170. To better understand...
Biology of uterine glands : impact on reproductive function
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Pregnancy loss is the most common complication of human gestation, and roughly one-half of conceptions result in pregnancy loss, most frequently in the first two weeks...
Effect of RU486, a progesterone antagonist, on uterine progesterone receptor, embryonic development and ovarian function during early pregnancy in pigs
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Progesterone (P4) down-regulates the progesterone receptor (PGR) exclusively within the epithelium of the pig uterus near d 8 of the estrous cycle and pregnancy. How P4 down-regulates the PGR is not understood but is ...