Estrogen receptor in the rabbit corpus luteum

Chung Lee*, P. Landis Keyes, Herbert I. Jacobson

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Abstract

The rabbit corpus luteum contains a cytoplasmic estrogen receptor substance in concentrations comparable to those found in the uterus. Receptor in corpora lutea of nonpregnant rabbits was highest at midluteal phase and decreased before physical regression of corpora was evident. These results support the view that the corpus luteum in this species is an estrogen-responsive tissue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1032-1033
Number of pages2
JournalScience
Volume173
Issue number4001
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1971

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