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bp0017cpr11 | (1) | CPR2005

Inhibition of luteolysis and embryo-uterine interactions during the peri-implantation period in pigs

Ziecik A.J. , Blitek A. , Kaczmarek M.M. , Waclawik A. , Bogacki M.

Inhibition of luteolysis and establishment of pregnancy in pigs results from oestrogen secretion by the conceptuses and requires progesterone produced by the corpus luteum (CL). An integral part of maternal recognition of pregnancy in the pig is the redirection of prostaglandin (PG) F2α,secretion from endocrine (blood) to exocrine (uterus) direction and an increase of PGE2 synthesis in both the endometrium and conceptus. Uterine and conceptus ...