Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) immunolocalization in the male rat reproductive tract during pre- and postnatal periods


Kaloglu C., Bulut H., Onarlioglu B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, cilt.24, ss.501-509, 2000 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.501-509

Özet

A number of recent studies suggest the effects of several growth factors as well as genetic factors on the development and differentiation of the testes and excretory ducts. One of the most important growth factors affecting the development and differentiation of the above-mentioned organs may be epidermal growth factor (EGF). Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of EGF on the development of the testes and excretory ducts of male rats by determining the immunolocalization of EGF receptors in these organs during foetal and postnatal periods.