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Title: Aspects of the endocrine control of ovarian function
Author: Henderson, Keith Meade
Awarding Body: University of Edinburgh
Current Institution: University of Edinburgh
Date of Award: 1991
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This thesis consists of papers, published by the candidate between 1975 and 1991, describing the results of investigations into the endocrine control of ovarian function. The papers are presented in chronological order in each of five sections. Each section deals with a different apsect of the research undertaken by the candidate during the sixteen year period. Section 2 is concerned with investigations of follicle development and follicle steroidogenesis. Papers concerned with inhibin are presented in section 3. The papers in section 4 describe studies to investigate the mechanism(s) responsible for the high ovulation rates observed in Booroola ewes carrying a fecundity (F) gene. Section 5 contains papers related to the manipulation of ovulation rate.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Sc.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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