Concentration of T in the medium (ng.ml-1) Control Cortisol
0 0.59 ± 0.02a 0.40 ± 0.03a*
10 0.77 ± 0.03b 0.74 ± 0.03b
100 1.37 ± 0.03c 1.37 ± 0.02c
The data are shown as pg.follicle-1 (mean ± SEM, n = 6). Means within a column
with different supercript letters are significantly different from one another; * indicates
significant differences (P < 0.05) between similar treatments of control and
cortisol-treated incubations.
Table 2: Effects of cortisol on the basal synthesis of 17β-estradiol by ovarian follicles
incubated with testosterone (T) present in the medium.
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