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From: A review of the human vs. porcine female genital tract and associated immune system in the perspective of using minipigs as a model of human genital Chlamydia infection

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Comparison of the hormonal reproductive cycles in women and pigs. The estrous cycle in pigs begins and ends with ovulation/estrous [20,86]. The menstrual cycle in women begins and ends with the start of menses, with the ovulation in the middle of the cycle [19]. Otherwise, the length of the cycle and the hormonal fluctuations are very similar.

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