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Figure 5 | Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

Figure 5

From: In vitro secretion and activity profiles of matrix metalloproteinases, MMP-9 and MMP-2, in human term extra-placental membranes after exposure to Escherichia coli

Figure 5

Immunoreactivity of MMP-9 and MMP-2 in human chorioamniotic membranes. Immunolocalization of MMP-9 (a,b) and MMP-2 (c,d) membranes after simultaneous stimulation with 1 × 106 CFU of E. coli during 24 h. AE, amniotic epithelium; CTL, connective tissue layer; CTB, cytotrophoblasts; D, decidua. Original magnification 20X.

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