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Fig. 3

From: Functional roles of ornithine decarboxylase and arginine decarboxylase during the peri-implantation period of pregnancy in sheep

Fig. 3

The abundances of agmatine, putrescine, spermidine and spermine in uterine flushings of ewes in which translation of mRNAs for ODC1, ADC and their combination (ODC1: ADC) was inhibited. In vivo knockdown of translation of ODC1 mRNA (n = 5), ADC mRNA (n = 7), ODC1 and ADC (a) (n = 2) and ODC1 and ADC (b) (n = 4) decreased (P < 0.05) abundance of agmatine (nmol) [a] and spermine (nmol) [d] in uterine flushes. In vivo knockdown of translation or mRNA for both MAO and ADC resulted in phenotype MAO-ODC1:MAO-ADC (b) in which abundances of putrescine [b] and spermidine [c] were reduced in uterine flushes. Means with different superscript letters were different (P < 0.05). Data are presented as mean and SEM

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