Radioimmunoassay for the determination of boar pheromone delta 16-androsterone plasma levels in boars, sows and hogs as well as studies of the correlation between boar pheromone concentrations in plasma and adipose tissue
Hobe, G.; Frankenberg, G.; Wagner, H.; Wesemann, R.; Wehrberger, K.; Reddersen, G.; Blödow, G.; Tamm, I.; Kaiser, H.; Wächter, U.
Archiv für Experimentelle Veterinarmedizin 36(5): 739-750
ISSN/ISBN: 0003-9055 PMID: 7165458 Accession: 044128051
Pheromone concentrations averaged 14.6 plus or minus 12.2 ng/ml in 35 young boars, 23.8 plus or minus 11.2 in 59 sexually mature boars, between zero and 1.2 in 23 sows, and less than 0.7 in 10 castrated pigs. No correlation was established between concentrations in blood plasma and adipose tissue.