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Table 1 Number of COCs per ovary in control rats primed with eCG at different ages.

From: Immature rats show ovulatory defects similar to those in adult rats lacking prostaglandin and progesterone actions

Age (days) at eCG treatment Total COCs COCs located in
   Corpus luteum Interstitium Ovarian Bursa Oviduct
21 42.5 ± 8.72 22.5 ± 4.32 3.17 ± 1.47 0.67 ± 0.42 16.2 ± 6.93
23 58.4 ± 4.74 18.8 ± 0.70 3.20 ± 1.74 2.40 ± 0.51 34.0 ± 6.54
25 38.6 ± 3.76 0.6 ± 0.60a,b -- -- 37.4 ± 3.20
  1. Values are the mean ± SEM for n = 5. ANOVA and Student-Newman-Keuls multiple range test. a p < 0.05 vs 21 days. b p < 0.05 vs 23 days