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Effects on Ovariectomized Rats of Progesterone Alone and in Combination with the other Sexual Hormones



AN experiment on Ovariectomized rats in relation to this question has been performed by Selye, Browne and Collip (1936)1. They obtained progestational changes in the uterus and vagina of four out of six rats injected daily for 19 days with 30 γ of œstrone and 400 γ of progesterone.

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    Selye, Browne and Collip, Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. and Med., 34, 198 (1936).

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    Korenchevsky and co-workers, NATURE, 135, 434; 136, 185 (1935); 137, 494 (1936). Biochem. J., 29, 2534 (1935); 30, 558 and 1514 (1936); 31, 467, 475 and 780 (1937). J. Path. and Bact., 42, 91 and 345 (1936).

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