Endocrinology of Embryo-Endometrium Interactions

Endocrinology of Embryo-Endometrium Interactions

by Stanley R. Glasser
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306448092

ISBN-13: 9780306448096

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306448096
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Reproductive Biology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Endocrinology of Embryo-Endometrial Interactions: A Hundred Years of Fascinating Discoveries1
Contributions of Comparative Studies to Understanding Mechanisms of Implantation11
Cell Biology of Endometrial Receptivity and of Trophoblast-Endometrial Interactions17
Progesterone Directed Gene Expression in Rat Uterine Stromal Cells33
Cellular Aspects of Implantation in Ruminants41
Expression and Regulation of Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein-1 and Retinol Binding Protein in the Baboon (Papio anubis) Uterus57
The Expression of Peptidase Antigens, CD10/Neutral Endopeptidase, CD13/Aminopeptidase N and CD26/Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV in Human Endometrium67
Angiogenesis in the Rat Uterus During Pregnancy77
Receptive and Refractory Period in Human Implantation93
Implantation of Human Blastocysts Following In Vitro Fertilization107
Characterization of the Human Endometrium in Relation to Implantation125
RU486: After Ten Years: Novel Molecules and Reproductive Medicine137
Pregnancy Recognition163
Hemopoietic Cytokine Regulation of Trophoblast Interferon, Ovine Trophoblast Protein-1167
Involvement of Local Mediators in Blastocyst Implantation183
Immunoendocrine Functions of Trophoblast Interferons (IFN-[tau] or TP-1 or Trophoblastins) in the Maternal Recognition of Pregnancy
The Decidual Hormones and Their Role in Pregnancy Recognition217
Embryo-Endometrial Interactions223
Insulin-Like Growth Factors and Their Binding Proteins in the Endometrium229
Insulin-Like Growth Factor 2 (IGF2) Expression at the Embryonic-Maternal Boundary245
Colony Stimulating Factor-1 in the Female Reproductive Tract During the Pre- and Peri-Implantation Periods253
Leukaemia Inhibitory Factor and the Regulation of Blastocyst Implantation269
Carbohydrates and Implantation of the Mammalian Embryo279
In Vitro Analysis of Epithelial Surface Changes During Implantation297
Steroid Regulation of Inflammatory Responses in the Reproductive Tract313
In Vitro Systems to Study Embryo-Maternal Interactions323
The Interaction of Trophoblast with Endometrial Stroma327
Induction of Different Gap Junction Connexins in Response to Embryo Implantation343
Changes in Integrin Expression Reflect a Stepwise Differentiation Program in Mouse and Human Trophoblast353
Matrix Metalloproteinases: A Role in Implantation?365
Controlled Extracellular Matrix Degradation: A Fundamental Mechanism in the Implantation Process379
Future Prospect of Research on Endocrinology of Embryo-Endometrial Interactions391
Index401

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