Hormone, behaviour and neuropeptide profiles of normal and stressed ewes

Fergani, Chrysanthi
Hormone, behaviour and neuropeptide profiles of normal and stressed ewes. Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of Liverpool.

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The aim of the present study was to investigate the hormone, sexual behaviour and neuropeptide profiles of follicular phase ewes and examine alterations after the application of acute stressors. In study 1, follicular phases of intact ewes were synchronised with progesterone vaginal pessaries. Ewes then received saline vehicle, insulin (4 iu/kg) or endotoxin (LPS; 100ng/kg) at 28h after progesterone withdrawal (PW; time zero). In study 2, this protocol was repeated, but animals were killed at 0h, 16h, 31h and 40h after PW and brain tissue retrieved. In study 1, there was a delay of 17.6h and 7.2h (P

Item Type: Thesis (Doctor of Philosophy)
Additional Information: Date: 2011-09 (completed)
Subjects: ?? SF ??
Divisions: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences > School of Veterinary Science
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 30 May 2012 08:41
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2022 04:36
DOI: 10.17638/00004173
URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/4173