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Table 1 Effects of dexamethasone on serum progesterone and estrogen concentrations in pregnant Sahel goat

From: Effects of dexamethasone on progesterone and estrogen profiles and uterine progesterone receptor localization during pregnancy in Sahel goat in Semi-Arid region

Gestation Period (Days) Progesterone(ng/ml) Estrogen(pg/ml)
DTG (N = 9) NDG (N = 9) DTG (N = 9) NDG (N = 9)
0 0.10 ± 0.01 0.10 ± 0.01 7.32 ± 0.25 7.30 ± 0.25
14 6.33 ± 0.45 6.32 ± 0.50 2.27 ± 0.29 2.28 ± 0.30
28 7.22 ± 0.30 7.24 ± 0.30 2.43 ± 0.50 2.44 ± 0.38
42 7.26 ± 0.71 7.28 ± 0.55 28.85 ± 0.44 29.16 ± 0.47
56 11.17 ± 0.54 11.18 ± 0.49 86.71 ± 0.55 87.0 ± 0.20
70 11.32 ± 0.26 11.31 ± 0.23 90.9 ± 0.60 91.3 ± 0.20
84 12.25 ± 0.30 12.27 ± 0.30 112.33 ± 1.20 111.35 ± 1.19
98 11.64 ± 0.50 11.64 ± 0.50 117.43 ± 1.22 116.45 ± 1.20
112 11.60 ± 0.51 11.60 ± 0.51 119.30 ± 3.25 120.33 ± 3.10
126 9.37 ± 0.0.25 9.37 ± 0.0.25 210.46 ± 1.31 209.48 ± 1.30
140 8.12 ± 0.36 8.12 ± 0.36 223.90 ± 2.33 225.51 ± 1.21
  1. DTG Dexamethasone treated, NDG Non dexamethasone treated (Control), N Sample size. There was no significant (p > 0.05) variation in progesterone and estrogen concentrations between dexamethasone treated group and the control group