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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Microarray analysis of differentially expressed microRNAs in non-regressed and regressed bovine corpus luteum tissue; microRNA-378 may suppress luteal cell apoptosis by targeting the interferon gamma receptor 1 gene.
During pregnancy, decreased SOD1 induces an increase in ROS production, resulting in progesterone inhibition, and thus, scavenging of ROS by antioxidants may contribute to the maintenance of luteal cell integrity and extend the life span of the corpus luteum [58].
Cell apoptosis is closely associated with the initiation of follicular atresia and luteal cell death [47].
Luteal cell proliferation determined by Ki67 expression was greater (P<0.01) in early- than mid- or late-luteal phase, and treatment x day interactions (P=0.06) demonstrated greatest cell proliferation at the early-luteal phase in Arg-treated ewes.
[83] also documented that LPA suppressed TNF[alpha]-and IFN[gamma]-induced luteal cell apoptosis (Figure 1), which is known to occur during structural luteolysis [102, 103].
Administration of GnRH at estrus influences pregnancy rates, serum concentrations of LH FSH, Estradiol-17, pregnancy specific protein B and progesterone, proportion of luteal cell types and in vitro production of progesterone of in dairy cows.
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).
The results of the current experiments demonstrate substantially increased esrrb3 mRNA expression at 72 h of IVC, which is related to luteal cell transformation of GCs.