Veterinary Medicine International / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Dynamics of Progesterone, TNF-α, and a Metabolite of PGF2α in Blood Plasma of Beef Cows following Embryo Transfer

Table 1

LSMeans and standard errors for concentrations of progesterone (ng/mL) in nonpregnant and pregnant cows within treatments.

Treatment
DayControl CIDR1GnRH2hCG3
NonpregnantPregnantNonpregnantPregnantNonpregnantPregnantNonpregnantPregnant

742.22 ± 0.56a2.27 ± 0.49a2.54 ± 0.42a1.54 ± 0.33a2.57 ± 0.44a,b1.07 ± 1.66a2.67 ± 0.46a2.17 ± 0.49a
142.28 ± 0.56a3.44 ± 0.49b2.31 ± 0.47a2.98 ± 0.36b3.35 ± 0.44a1.16 ± 1.66a5.40 ± 0.73b4.53 ± 0.78b
210.90 ± 0.56b,x2.54 ± 0.49a,y0.46 ± 0.33b,x1.73 ± 0.25a,y1.25 ± 0.47b,x0.85 ± 1.66a,x 2.94 ± 0.94a,x2.11 ± 0.95a,x

Means within the same column lacking a common superscript are significantly different ().
x,yMeans within row and within treatment group lacking a common superscript are significantly different ().
1Controlled internal drug release.
2Gonadotropin releasing hormone.
3Human chorionic gonadotropin.
4Day of embryo transfer.