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- Guthrie, H.D.; Pursel, V.G.; Bolt, D.J.; Cooper, B.S.
- Journal of animal science 1993 v.71 no.12 pp. 3409
- gilts; somatotropin; pregnant mare serum gonadotropin; follicular fluid; gene expression; androstenedione; progesterone; inhibin; transgenic animals; ovarian follicles
- ... Prepuberal gilts were injected with PMSG to determine whether expression of a bovine growth hormone (bGH) transgene inhibited preovulatory maturation of ovarian follicles. Seven transgenic (TG) gilts of line 3706, which expresses a mouse metallothionein-bGH transgene, and eight nontransgenic, control (C) gilts (128 to 147 d old) were injected with PMSG, 12.5 IU/kg BW, 72 h before necropsy. Surface ...