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They used naturally cycling mice that were allowed to go through their normal estrous cycles, akin to the menstrual cycle in women.
MicroRNA Expression Profile in Bovine Granulosa Cells of Preovulatory Dominant and Subordinate Follicles during the Late Follicular Phase of the Estrous Cycle.
Reproductive condition was established only in adult females by observing external morphological characteristics such as nipples development and the state of the vagina (closed, open or vaginal plug), and the analysis of samples of vaginal swabs for determining the phases of the estrous cycle.
The reproductive tracts of gilts were obtained immediately after they were slaughtered at a local slaughterhouse on either D 12 or D15 of the estrous cycle and on D12, D15, D30, D60, D90, or D114 of pregnancy (n = 3 to 6 gilts/d/status).
Progression of the estrous cycle is another end point that is indicative of proper reproductive development.
In mice this stress increases the pro-esterous phase that causes the non-maturation of follicles leading to irregularities in the estrous cycle which involve physiological, morphological and histological changes within the ovary4.
Sasaki S, Tamaki Y, Nagata K, Kobayashi Y (2011) Regulation of the estrous cycle by neutrophils via opioid peptides.
Human chorionic gonadotropin-induced alterations in ovarian follicular dynamics during the estrous cycle of heifers, J.
Effects of estrous cycle stage and transport temperature of ovaries on in vitro maturation of canine oocytes.
High doses of Anethum graveolens seed aqueous and ethanol extracts caused significant increase in duration of the estrous cycle, diestrus phase and progesterone concentration (8, 9).
So, prior to your bitch's intended estrous cycle, consider having her evaluated by a vet.