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efferent

[′ef·ə·rənt]
(physiology)
Carrying or conducting away, as the duct of an exocrine gland or a nerve.
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Estrogen regulation of ion transporter messenger RNA levels in mouse efferent ductules are mediated differentially through estrogen receptor (ER) a and ERP.
Differential expression of genes important to efferent ductules ion homeostasis across postnatal development in estrogen receptor-a knockout and wild-type mice.
Morphological comparison of the testis and efferent ductules between wild-type and estrogen receptor alpha knockout mice during postnatal development.
Expression of aquaporins in the efferent ductules, sperm counts, and sperm motility in estrogen receptor-alpha deficient mice fed lab chow versus casein.
Preserved tissue structure of efferent ductules in aromatase-deficient mice.
Expression of mRNA and immunohistochemical localization of CFTR in the efferent ductules
Estrogen receptor a has a functional role in the adult mouse rete testis and efferent ductules.