Collagen type IV at the fetal–maternal interface

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Oefner, C.M. ; Sharkey, A. ; Gardner, L. ; Critchley, H. ; Oyen, M. ; Moffett, A. (2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Placenta, volume 36, issue 1, pages 59-68 (issn: 0143-4004, eissn: 1532-3102)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4302218, doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2014.10.012
  • Subject: Alpha(IV) NC1 domains | Placental bed | Developmental Biology | Obstetrics and Gynaecology | Reproductive cycle | Reproductive Medicine | Trophoblast | Extracellular matrix | Article
    mesheuropmc: reproductive and urinary physiology | embryonic structures

Introduction Extracellular matrix proteins play a crucial role in influencing the invasion of trophoblast cells. However the role of collagens and collagen type IV (col-IV) in particular at the implantation site is not clear. Methods Immunohistochemistry was ... View more
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