The Placenta from Implantation to Trophoblastic Disease: Apoptosis, Proliferation, Invasion, and Pathology

The Placenta from Implantation to Trophoblastic Disease: Apoptosis, Proliferation, Invasion, and Pathology

by Masaomi Takayama, Toshio Hata, Ichiro Taki
     
 
This work, the 13th Volume of Trophoblast Research series, comprises collected papers presented at the 4th Conference of the International Federation of Placenta Association in conjunction with the 6th Japan Placenta Association and the 16th Annual Meeting of Trophoblastic Disease (Japan), held at the Tokyo Medical Center in 1998. The papers all relate to the general

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This work, the 13th Volume of Trophoblast Research series, comprises collected papers presented at the 4th Conference of the International Federation of Placenta Association in conjunction with the 6th Japan Placenta Association and the 16th Annual Meeting of Trophoblastic Disease (Japan), held at the Tokyo Medical Center in 1998. The papers all relate to the general theme: 'The Control Mechanisms of Proliferation and Invasive Function for Placental Trophoblastic Cells.'

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Papers from an October 1998 meeting present research from experts in placentology and from other fields as well. Topics include choriocarcinoma-trophoblast hybrid cells, leptin as a novel placenta- derived hormone in humans, studies on the localization of adhesive proteins associated with the development of extravillous cytotrophoblast, and effects of endothelin on villous trophoblast differentiation and free intracellular calcium. Other topics are secretory function of the fallopian tube epithelial cells , and apoptosis in human chorionic villi and decidua in normal pregnancy, spontaneous abortion, and ectopic pregnancy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580460644
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
10/15/1999
Series:
Trophoblast Research, #13
Pages:
564
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

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