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Table 1 A comparison of the distribution of integrin αvβ3 and osteopontin in ovine and bovine endometrium.

From: Immunohistochemical localization of integrin alpha V beta 3 and osteopontin suggests that they do not interact during embryo implantation in ruminants

Species Protein Apical surface LE Trophoblast Subepithelial stroma Deep glands
Cow Integrin αvβ3 _ _ + _
Ewe Integrin αvβ3 _ _ _ +
Cow Osteopontin + + _ +
Ewe Osteopontin + + _ +
  1. Abbreviations: LE = luminal epithelium