Cellular Signals Controlling Uterine Function

Cellular Signals Controlling Uterine Function

by L.A. Lavia (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461366577
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/17/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 191
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Prologue.- 2. Is Estrogen A Cellular Signal for Female Genital Tract Epithelium?.- 3. Reciprocal Tissue Interactions in Morphogenesis and Hormonal Responsiveness of the Female Reproductive Tract.- 4. Qualitative and Quantitative Morphology of Induction in Endometrial Epithelium.- 5. Interactions of Estrogens, Protooncogenes and Growth Factors.- 6. Expression of Metallothionein Genes in Preimplantation Embryos, Decidua and Placentae.- 7. Uterine Preparation for Blastocyst Attachment.- 8. Uterine Extracellular Matrix Remodeling in Pregnancy.- 9. Glycoprotein Expression and Function in Embryo-Uterine Interactions.- 10. Uterine-Conceptus Interactions During the Peri-implantation Period.- 11. Endocrine Functions of the Rodent Placenta: Placental Lactogens.- 12. The Origin and Role of Cytokines Determining Success and Failure in the Post-implantation Period.- 13. Epilogue.- Poster Presentations.- Contributors.

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