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Table 1 Tissue collection schedule.

From: Gelatinase (MMP-2 and -9) expression profiles during gestation in the bovine endometrium

Symbol of group Actual collection days No. of animals Definition for purposes
Estrous cycle    
E0 day 0 2 QPCR, in situ hybridization
E7 day 7 2 QPCR
E13 day 13 2 microarray
Gestation    
Day 15 day 15*,19, 21* 3 QPCR, *zymography (in situ)
Day 21 day 21 1 in situ hybridization
Day 25 day 25 2 microarray
  day 25, 32 2 zymography (extraction)
Day 30 day 27, 30, 34 3 QPCR
Day 60 day 56, 56, 60, 64 4 QPCR, microarray
Day 150 day 97, 148, 150 3 QPCR, microarray
  day 144, 148,150 3 zymography (extraction)
Day 250 day 245, 249, 252 3 QPCR, microarray, zymography (extraction)
  1. QPCR: Real-time RT-PCR. *: Each of them was used for in situ zymography as shown Day 15 and Day 21 in Figure 4.