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Endocrinology of the Pregnant Hamster

  • Gilbert S. Greenwald


The objective of this chapter is to provide a comprehensive account of reproductive endocrinology of the pregnant hamster and to point out the major differences from the rat, which has been the most extensively studied rodent. As the chapter unfolds it should become clear that major differences exist between the two species.


Luteinizing Hormone Corpus Luteum Estrous Cycle Antral Follicle Golden Hamster 
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  • Gilbert S. Greenwald
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  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Kansas Medical CenterKansas CityUSA

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