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Inflammatory responses to induced infectious endometritis in mares resistant or susceptible to persistent endometritis

Mette Christoffersen1*, Elizabeth Woodward2, Anders M Bojesen3, Stine Jacobsen4, Morten R Petersen1, Mats HT Troedsson2 and Henrik Lehn-Jensen1

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1 Department of Large Animal Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Dyrlaegevej 68, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen DK-1870, Denmark

2 The Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

3 Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Stigboejlen 4, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen DK-1870, Denmark

4 Department of Large Animal Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Hoejbakkegaards Alle 5, Taastrup DK-2630, Denmark

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BMC Veterinary Research 2012, 8:41  doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-41

Published: 29 March 2012

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Gene expression profiles in resistant (R) and susceptible (S) mares after PBS and E. coli inoculation expressed relative to estrous base line levels. aNot significant, bincrease.

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