TitleContractile effect of PGF2α and PGE2 on isolated branches of uterine and ovarian artery in different days of estrous cycle and early pregnancy in pigs
Journal titlePolish Journal of Veterinary Sciences
Divisions of PASNauki Biologiczne i Rolnicze
PublisherUniversity of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn ; Polish Academy of Sciences Committee of Veterinary Sciences
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