luteal cell

lu·te·al cell

, lutein cell
a cell of the corpus luteum of the ovary that is derived from the granulosa cells of the preovulatory follicle; it secretes progesterone and estrogen.

lu·te·al cell

, lutein cell (lū'tē-ăl sel, lū'tē-in)
A cell of the corpus luteum of the ovary that is derived from the granulosa cells of the preovulatory follicle; it secretes progesterone and estrogen.
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Oxidative stress--inducible antioxidant adaptive response during prostaglandin F2 alpha--induced luteal cell death in vivo.
Right after ovulation, the follicle, under the influence of LH, fills up with a new kind of cell that multiplies, called a luteal cell (luteum, Greek for yellow).
In laboratory studies, EGME has been shown to target the ovarian luteal cell, suppress cyclicity, and inhibit ovulation in female rats (Davis et al.
Administration of GnRH at estrus influences pregnancy rates, serum concentrations of LH, FSH, estradiol-17[beta], Pregnancy--Specific Protein B, and progesterone, proportion of luteal cell types, and in vitro production of progesterone in dairy cows.
Similarly, we observed caspase-3 immunoreactivity more frequently in the granulosa cells of the degenerating (atretic) follicles (Figure 2C, b-c) and in the luteal cells of the corpus luteum (Figure 2C, f-g) in ovaries of the BPA-treated groups compared with controls (Figure 2C, a-e).
In this study, a reduction in the diameter of the corpus luteum in the diabetic + metformin was compared with the other groups Luteal cells is probably due to decreased lipid reserves because metformin addition to the above-mentioned effects and plasma leptin levels, reduce fat stores [25,26].
In vitro studies in luteal cells have shown that nicotine causes luteal insufficiency by inhibiting progesterone release (3).
Endometrial OXTR induced in the latter stages of the estrous cycle of ewes and cows, and a positive feedback loop between uterine PGF and OXT secretion by luteal cells induce pulsatile PGF secretion by increasing phospholipase C (PLC) activity leading to the production of inositol trisphosphate (IP3) and diacylglycerol (DAG).
Reichert LE, Effect of prolactin on LH receptor in rat luteal cells.
Further evidence of increased aromatase activity in granulosa luteal cells from polycystic ovary.