Influence of pinealectomy on serum estrogen and progesterone levels in blind-anosmic female rats

G. M. Vaughan, R. J. Reiter, T. M. Siler-Khodr, J. W. Sackman, J. P. Allen, M. K. Vaughan, W. L. McGuire, L. Y. Johnson, P. Starr

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Abstract

Previous studies show that the suppression of gonadal function in blind-anosmic rats is dependent on the pineal gland. The present results demonstrate that in young female rats both the pineal gland and dual sensory deprivation have additional independent antigonaldal effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1378-1379
Number of pages2
JournalExperientia
Volume34
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 1978

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Vaughan, G. M., Reiter, R. J., Siler-Khodr, T. M., Sackman, J. W., Allen, J. P., Vaughan, M. K., ... Starr, P. (1978). Influence of pinealectomy on serum estrogen and progesterone levels in blind-anosmic female rats. Experientia, 34(10), 1378-1379. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01981486