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oestrus

(US), estrus, estrum
a regularly occurring period of sexual receptivity in most female mammals, except humans, during which ovulation occurs and copulation can take place; heat
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Administration of the hormone affected GnRH- and insulin-induced LH and FSH secretion dependently on the phase of the oestrous cycle [60].
It is well described that the oestrous cycle of rats lasts four or five days and consists of proestrus, oestrus, metoestrus, and dioestrus, and includes various alterations in the concentrations of gonadal steroids and gonadotropins.14-17 Briefly, in the proestrus phase, the oestradiol level rises and ovarian follicles grow fast.
The oestrous cycle of female Rattus (Mastomys) natalensis (Smith) as observed in the laboratory.
They also showed that TPO and c-MPL expression and production in the corpus luteum, during oestrous cycle, vary depending on the luteal stage [29].
is the natural luteolytic agent that terminates the luteal phase of the oestrous cycle and allows for the initiation of a new one in the absence of fertilization, and it is particularly potent in terminating early pregnancy [3].
Wenigerkind et al., "Dynamic changes in messenger RNA profiles of bovine endometrium during the oestrous cycle," Reproduction, vol.
Except in folliculogenesis, catalase content has also been found to be distributed throughout different oestrous phases.
Five-day stimulation covers a dioestrus and a round of the oestrous cycle.
Rats tend to be active at the acceptance stage (prooestrus and oestrus), and their oestrous behaviours abate or disappear at the nonacceptance stage (postoestrus and anoestrus).
Progesterone levels during the oestrous cycle and pregnancy in the cuis Galea musteloides.