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February 10, 1906

THE FORMATION OF THE CORPUS LUTEUM IN THE GUINEA-PIG.

Author Affiliations

PHILADELPHIA.

From the Pathological Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania, on grant of the committee of scientific research.

JAMA. 1906;XLVI(6):416-423. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.62510330022001f
Abstract

HISTORY OF RESEARCH.  Three considerations make it desirable to undertake a detailed study of the development of the corpus luteum of the guinea-pig.1. Although a number of very careful investigations on the development of the corpus luteum have been published within the last ten years, there are a number of essential points about which different writers still disagree. It is not necessary to give a review of the literature on this subject, as this has been done repeatedly within recent years.1 In regard to the development of the corpus luteum of the guinea-pig, there exists a short paper of Belloy,2 who does not give distinct statements in regard to the age of the different corpora lutea which he describes. His results are in some important points opposed to the results obtained in other animals by different investigators. The most recent paper on the development of the corpus

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