Prostaglandins in rabbit blastocyst

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Science  05 Dec 1975:
Vol. 190, Issue 4218, pp. 997-998
DOI: 10.1126/science.1188381


Rabbit blastocysts recovered at 144 hours post coitum contained the prostaglandins F and E-A. We suggest that one or more of these prostaglandins act as mediators in blastocyst steroidogenesis. (In another study we have demonstrated steroidogenesis in rabbit blastocysts).