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ea0029p983 | Female Reproduction | ICEECE2012

Solution of an old endocrinological puzzle the rise and fall of an endocrinological doctrine Dr. László Makay, DVM H-2000 Szentendre, Sztaravodai u. 42, Hungary Tel./Fax: +36 26 316 791 E-mail: [email protected]

Makay L.

Already a long time ago, the subtle adaptability of the reproductive endocrine system made it possible to elaborate a hormonal castration method for female pigs, which was based on the administration of a high-dose oestrogen (diethylstilboestrol) injection. The phenomenon was believed to be the result of a negative feedback reaction. However, this theory could not explain why more than 20% of the animals treated did not respond properly to the treatment. Therefore, the goal of...