|Pregnant uterus of the pronghorn. Note the fused amnions in the corpus uteri.|
From Wislocki and Fawcett Bull Museum Comp Zool Harvard 1949; 101: 545-559.
|Female pronghorn in Wyoming.|
Photo by Yathin S Krishnappa Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 3.0
Given the taxonomic position of the pronghorn, a recent study has examined glycosylation at the fetal maternal interface and compared it with the giraffe, okapi and various bovids (here). The expression of pregnancy-associated glycoproteins (PAGs) in binucleate trophoblast cells was also examined.
|Embryo competition in the pronghorn: penetration of the membranes|
of a distal embryo by the necrotic tip of a proximal embryo.
From O'Gara Amer J Anat 1969; 125: 217-232.