Collagen type IV at the fetal-maternal interface

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Oefner, CM; Sharkey, Andrew; Gardner, L; Critchley, H; Oyen, Michelle; Moffett, Ashley;
  • Publisher: Placenta
  • Journal: volume 36,issue 1,pages59-68issn: 0143-4004, eissn: 1532-3102
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4302218, doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2014.10.012
  • Subject: Alpha(IV) NC1 domains | Developmental Biology | Placental bed | Obstetrics and Gynaecology | Reproductive cycle | Reproductive Medicine | Trophoblast | Article | Extracellular matrix
    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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