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Table 2 Bioactivity of llama seminal plasma after treatment with charcoal, proteinase K, or heat in female llamas (Experiment 2).

From: Ovulation-inducing factor: a protein component of llama seminal plasma

  Seminal plasma treatment
  Untreated
(n = 7)
Charcoal
(n = 7)
Proteinase K
(n = 7)
Heat 65°C
(n = 7)
Follicle diameter at treatment (mm)* 10.4 ± 0.9 10.8 ± 0.9 9.3 ± 0.2 9.0 ± 0.7
Ovulations* 7/7 7/7 7/7 7/7
CL diameter on Day 8 (mm)* 10.5 ± 0.5 11.3 ± 0.7 11.7 ± 0.6 11.5 ± 0.8
  1. Values expressed as mean ± SEM; Day 0 = treatment.
  2. * No significant differences among groups