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Abstract

Progesterone-induced blocking factor (PIBF) and galectins modulate the maternal immune response during pregnancy. We hypothesized that the relative transcript abundance of the above genes would be different during the luteal phase/early pregnancy and would be affected by progesterone...

Author(s)
Okumu, L. A.; Fair, T.; Szekeres-Bartho, J.; O'Doherty, A. M.; Crowe, M. A.; Roche, J. F.; Lonergan, P.; Forde, N.
Publisher
American Physiological Society, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Physiological Genomics, 2011, 43, 14, pp 903-910
Abstract

Higher systemic progesterone in the immediate post-conception period is associated with an increase in embryonic growth rate, interferon-tau production and pregnancy rate in cattle. The objective of this study was to examine the effect of increasing progesterone concentration on Day 3 on subsequent ...

Author(s)
Carter, F.; Forde, N.; Duffy, P.; Wade, M.; Fair, T.; Crowe, M. A.; Evans, A. C. O.; Kenny, D. A.; Roche, J. F.; Lonergan, P.
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 2008, 20, 3, pp 368-375
Abstract

The calving rate to AI following administration of progesterone or prostaglandin was significantly influenced by ovarian activity at the start of the treatment. The calving rate of animals with ovaries classified at the start of treatment as inactive was 19% v 78 for those with active ovaries....

Author(s)
Roche, J. F.; Prendiville, D. J.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1978, 102, 1, pp 12-14