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  1. Content type: Research

    The lipocalin (LCN) family of structurally conserved hydrophobic ligand binding proteins is represented in all major taxonomic groups from prokaryotes to primates. The importance of lipocalins in reproduction ...

    Authors: Katherine G Hamil, Qiang Liu, P Sivashanmugam, M Anbalagan, Suresh Yenugu, Rama Soundararajan, Gail Grossman, AJ Rao, Charles E Birse, Stephen M Ruben, Richard T Richardson, Yong-Lian Zhang, Michael G O'Rand, Peter Petrusz, Frank S French and Susan H Hall

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:112

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  2. Content type: Review

    Pregnancy is hypercoagulable state. The field of thrombophilia; the tendency to thrombosis, has been developed rapidly and has been linked to many aspects of pregnancy. It is recently that severe pregnancy com...

    Authors: Michael J Kupferminc

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:111

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  3. Content type: Review

    A considerable number of central nervous system pathologies remain undiagnosed during the first two trimesters of pregnancy. This group of disorders includes anomalies of brain proliferation, migration and cor...

    Authors: Gustavo Malinger, Dorit Lev and Tally Lerman-Sagie

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:110

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  4. Content type: Review

    The onset of clinical assisted reproduction, a quarter of a century ago, required the isolation of motile spermatozoa. As the indication of assisted reproduction shifted from mere gynaecological indications to...

    Authors: Ralf R Henkel and Wolf-Bernhard Schill

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:108

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  5. Content type: Review

    Throughout spermatogenesis multiplication, maturation and differentiation of germ cells results in the formation of the male gamete. The understanding of spermatogenesis needs detailed informations about the o...

    Authors: Adolf-Friedrich Holstein, Wolfgang Schulze and Michail Davidoff

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:107

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  6. Content type: Research

    Retinoids, a class of compounds that include retinol and its metabolite, retinoic acid, are absolutely essential for ovarian steroid production, oocyte maturation, and early embryogenesis. Previous studies hav...

    Authors: Mahesh Mohan, Nagaraja Ramavadhani Thirumalapura and Jerry Malayer

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:104

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  7. Content type: Review

    Satellite cells are myogenic stem cells responsible for the post-natal growth, repair and maintenance of skeletal muscle. This review focuses on the basic biology of the satellite cell with emphasis on its rol...

    Authors: Jennifer CJ Chen and David J Goldhamer

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:101

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  8. Content type: Review

    Embryonic stem (ES) cells hold immense promise for the treatment of human degenerative disease. Because ES cells are pluripotent, they can be directed to differentiate into a number of alternative cell-types w...

    Authors: Theodore P Rasmussen

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:100

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  9. Content type: Review

    Presumably, the 'hard-wired' neuronal circuitry of the adult brain dissuades addition of new neurons, which could potentially disrupt existing circuits. This is borne out by the fact that, in general, new neur...

    Authors: Jessica B Lennington, Zhengang Yang and Joanne C Conover

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:99

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  10. Content type: Review

    Cloning by nuclear transfer using mammalian somatic cells has enormous potential application. However, somatic cloning has been inefficient in all species in which live clones have been produced. High abortion...

    Authors: X Cindy Tian, Chikara Kubota, Brian Enright and Xiangzhong Yang

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:98

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  11. Content type: Research

    Serotonin (5-HT) contributes to the prenatal development of the central nervous system, acting as a morphogen in the young embryo and later as a neurotransmitter. This biologically active agent influences both...

    Authors: Irina P Butkevich, Ludmila I Khozhai, Victor A Mikhailenko and Vladimir A Otellin

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:96

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  12. Content type: Review

    There is clear evidence for intraluteal production of prostaglandins (PGs) in numerous species and under a variety of experimental conditions. In general, secretion of PGs appears to be elevated in the early c...

    Authors: Milo C Wiltbank and Joseph S Ottobre

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:91

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  13. Content type: Review

    The synthesis of progesterone by the corpus luteum is essential for the establishment and maintenance of early pregnancy. Regulation of luteal steroidogenesis can be broken down into three major events; lutein...

    Authors: Lane K Christenson and Luigi Devoto

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:90

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  14. Content type: Review

    The cyclic nature of the capillary bed in the corpus luteum offers a unique experimental model to examine the life cycle of endothelial cells, involving discrete physiologically regulated steps of angiogenesis...

    Authors: John S Davis, Bo R Rueda and Katherina Spanel-Borowski

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:89

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  15. Content type: Review

    The corpus luteum (CL) is a site of intense angiogenesis. Within a short period, this is followed either by controlled regression of the microvascular tree in the non-fertile cycle, or maintenance and stabilis...

    Authors: Hamish M Fraser and Christine Wulff

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:88

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  16. Content type: Review

    The corpus luteum is a unique organ, which is transitory in nature. The development, maintenance and regression of the corpus luteum are regulated by endocrine, paracrine and autocrine signaling events. Defini...

    Authors: Luiz E Henkes, John S Davis and Bo R Rueda

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:87

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  17. Content type: Research

    The matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and their endogenous inhibitors, tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMPs), may mediate the dramatic structural and functional changes in the corpus luteum (CL) over ...

    Authors: Bo Zhang, Marsha A Moses and Paul CW Tsang

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:85

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  18. Content type: Review

    Cloning mammals by nuclear transfer is a powerful technique that is quickly advancing the development of genetically defined animal models. However, the overall efficiency of nuclear transfer is still very low...

    Authors: Xuemei Li, Ziyi Li, Alice Jouneau, Qi Zhou and Jean-Paul Renard

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:84

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  19. Content type: Review

    Nuclear transfer (NT) is a procedure by which genetically identical individuals can be created. The technology of pig somatic NT, including in vitro maturation of oocytes, isolation and treatment of donor cell...

    Authors: Liangxue Lai and Randall S Prather

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:82

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  20. Content type: Research

    Phage integrases catalyze site-specific, unidirectional recombination between two short att recognition sites. Recombination results in integration when the att sites are present on two different DNA molecules an...

    Authors: Roger P Hollis, Stephanie M Stoll, Christopher R Sclimenti, Jennifer Lin, Yanru Chen-Tsai and Michele P Calos

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:79

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  21. Content type: Research

    Oocyte cortical granules are important in the fertilization of numerous species including mammals. Relatively little is known about the composition, migration, and pre-fertilization release of mammalian oocyte...

    Authors: Min Liu, DeAndrea Sims, Patricia Calarco and Prue Talbot

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:77

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  22. Content type: Research

    The antiestrogen ICI 182,780 has been used successfully as an alternative experimental model for the study of estrogen action in the rodent adult male reproductive tract. Although ICI 182,780 causes severe alt...

    Authors: Cleida A Oliveira, Rong Nie, Kay Carnes, Luiz R Franca, Gail S Prins, Philippa TK Saunders and Rex A Hess

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:75

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  23. Content type: Research

    Turkey reproduction is by artificial insemination using pooled semen so there is interest in storing semen. Fertilizing capacity declines after six hours storage, possibly due to poor sperm mobility. Prostagla...

    Authors: Jessica H Kennedy, Nancy Korn and Ronald J Thurston

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:74

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  24. Content type: Review

    Ovarian carcinoma (OCa) continues to be the leading cause of death due to gynecologic malignancies and the vast majority of OCa is derived from the ovarian surface epithelium (OSE) and its cystic derivatives. ...

    Authors: Shuk-Mei Ho

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:73

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  25. Content type: Review

    Mutations within the BRCA1 tumor suppressor gene occur frequently in familial epithelial ovarian carcinomas but they are a rare event in the much more prevalent sporadic form of the disease. However, decreased...

    Authors: Marcia L McCoy, Christopher R Mueller and Calvin D Roskelley

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:72

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  26. Content type: Review

    Ovarian cancer represents the most lethal of the gynecological neoplasms. The molecular and genetic events associated with early ovarian oncogenesis are still largely unknown, thus contributing to the lack of ...

    Authors: Dusica Cvetkovic

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:68

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  27. Content type: Review

    Ovarian cancer is the most lethal of all of the gynecological cancers and can arise from any cell type of the ovary, including germ cells, granulosa or stromal cells. However, the majority of ovarian cancers a...

    Authors: Barbara C Vanderhyden, Tanya J Shaw and Jean-François Ethier

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:67

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  28. Content type: Review

    Ovarian cancer is among the most lethal of all malignancies in women. While chemotherapy is the preferred treatment modality, chemoresistance severely limits treatment success. Recent evidence suggests that de...

    Authors: Michael Fraser, Brendan Leung, Arezu Jahani-Asl, Xiaojuan Yan, Winston E Thompson and Benjamin K Tsang

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:66

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  29. Content type: Review

    The expression of GnRH (GnRH-I, LHRH) and its receptor as a part of an autocrine regulatory system of cell proliferation has been demonstrated in a number of human malignant tumors, including cancers of the ov...

    Authors: Carsten Gründker and Günter Emons

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:65

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  30. Content type: Research

    Sugar moieties of gonadotropins play no primary role in receptor binding but they strongly affect their circulatory half-life and consequently their in vivo biopotencies. In order to relate more precisely hepatic...

    Authors: Danièle Klett, Serge Bernard, François Lecompte, Hervé Leroux, Thierry Magallon, Alain Locatelli, Alain Lepape and Yves Combarnous

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:64

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  31. Content type: Research

    These data compare the efficacy and safety of highly purified human-derived follicle-stimulating hormone (Bravelle(R)) and recombinant follitropin-β (Follistim(R)) in women undergoing in vitro fertilization.

    Authors: Richard P Dickey, John E Nichols, Michael P Steinkampf, Benjamin Gocial, Melvin Thornton, Bobby W Webster, Sandra M Bello, Jack Crain and Dennis C Marshall

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:63

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  32. Content type: Research

    Gap junctions increase in size and abundance coincident with parturition, forming an intercellular communication network that permits the uterus to develop the forceful, coordinated contractions necessary for ...

    Authors: Rita K Loch-Caruso, Kay A Criswell, Carmen M Grindatti and Kelly A Brant

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:62

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  33. Content type: Research

    The effects on spontaneous ovulation associated with the unilateral or bilateral sectioning of the superior ovarian nerves (SON) were analyzed in guinea pigs at different time intervals of the estrous cycle. D...

    Authors: F Luna, M Cortés, M Flores, B Hernández, A Trujillo and R Domínguez

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:61

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