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  1. Platelet-activating factor and nitric oxide may be involved in the initiation of human labour as inflammatory mediators. The aim of this study was to test whether platelet-activating factor and lipopolysacchar...

    Authors: Gunter Seyffarth, Paul N Nelson, Simon J Dunmore, Nalinda Rodrigo, Damian J Murphy and Ray J Carson

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:29

    Content type: Research

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  2. In fish, oocyte post-ovulatory ageing is associated with egg quality decrease. During this period, eggs are held in the body cavity where they bath in a semi-viscous liquid known as coelomic fluid (CF). CF com...

    Authors: Hélène Rime, Nathalie Guitton, Charles Pineau, Emilie Bonnet, Julien Bobe and Bernard Jalabert

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:26

    Content type: Research

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  3. Intercellular communication via gap junctions is required to coordinate developmental processes in the mammalian embryo. We have investigated if the connexin (Cx) isoforms known to form gap junctions in rodent...

    Authors: Debra J Bloor, Yvonne Wilson, Mark Kibschull, Otto Traub, Henry J Leese, Elke Winterhager and Susan J Kimber

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:25

    Content type: Research

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  4. In the rat, the maintenance of gestation is dependent on progesterone production from the corpora lutea (CL), which are under the control of pituitary, decidual and placental hormones. The luteal metabolism of...

    Authors: Marisa A Clementi, Ricardo P Deis and Carlos M Telleria

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:22

    Content type: Research

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  5. Uterine luminal epithelial cell response to different hormonal strategies was examined to determine commonality when an endometrium attains a receptive, stimulated, morphological profile that may lead to succe...

    Authors: Susan M Adams, Vera Terry, Margot J Hosie, Nalini Gayer and Christopher R Murphy

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:21

    Content type: Research

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  6. Recent reports indicate that functional mouse oocytes and sperm can be derived in vitro from somatic cell lines. We hypothesize that in adult human ovaries, mesenchymal cells in the tunica albuginea (TA) are b...

    Authors: Antonin Bukovsky, Michael R Caudle, Marta Svetlikova and Nirmala B Upadhyaya

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:20

    Content type: Research

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  7. It has been suggested that trophoblast attachment requires co-expression of integrin alpha V beta 3 and its ligand osteopontin at the fetal-maternal interface. Until now the expression patterns of integrin alp...

    Authors: Sarah Kimmins, Hai Choo Lim and Leslie A MacLaren

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:19

    Content type: Research

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  8. Intrauterine infection is considered as one of the major maternal insults during pregnancy. Intrauterine infection during pregnancy could lead to brain damage of the developmental fetus and offspring. Effects ...

    Authors: Mahmoud Huleihel, Hava Golan and Mordechai Hallak

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:17

    Content type: Review

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  9. Maintenance of ovarian blood flow (OBF) is suggested to be important for regular ovulation in women with polycystic ovaries (PCO). The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether electro-acupunctur...

    Authors: Elisabet Stener-Victorin, Rie Kobayashi, Orie Watanabe, Thomas Lundeberg and Mieko Kurosawa

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:16

    Content type: Research

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  10. Fractionation and characterization of gonadotropins (GtH) from Fundulus heteroclitus pituitary extracts were carried out using a biocompatible liquid chromatographic procedure (Pharmacia FPLC system). Chromatogra...

    Authors: Yu-Wai Peter Lin, Teresa R Petrino and Robin A Wallace

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:14

    Content type: Research

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  11. The neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and subtypes of GABA receptors were recently identified in adult testes. Since adult Leydig cells possess both the GABA biosynthetic enzyme glutamate decarbo...

    Authors: Christof Geigerseder, Richard FG Doepner, Andrea Thalhammer, Annette Krieger and Artur Mayerhofer

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:13

    Content type: Research

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  12. There is a dynamic interplay between pro- and anti-oxidant substances in human ejaculate. Excessive reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation can overwhelm protective mechanism and initiate changes in lipid and...

    Authors: Dorota Sanocka and Maciej Kurpisz

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:12

    Content type: Review

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  13. This review will focus the roles of TNF-alpha, IL-1 alpha, and IL-1 beta in the mammalian testis and in two testicular pathologies, testicular torsion and orchitis. TNF alpha in the testis is produced by round...

    Authors: Jeffrey J Lysiak

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:9

    Content type: Review

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  14. The pathogenesis of human spontaneous abortion involves a complex interaction of several genetic and environmental factors. The firm association between increased homocysteine concentration and neural tube def...

    Authors: Henrik Zetterberg

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:7

    Content type: Review

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  15. This study investigates ovulation and egg deposition behaviors in the anuran Eleutherodactylus coqui from Puerto Rico in response to stimulation with gonadotropin and gonadotropin releasing hormones. Five hormone...

    Authors: Scott F Michael, Christine Buckley, Esteban Toro, Alberto R Estrada and Shawn Vincent

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:6

    Content type: Research

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  16. It is well established that the growth of the prostate gland is a hormone-dependent phenomenon involving both androgenic and estrogenic control. Proliferation of prostate cells is, at least in part, under cont...

    Authors: Trent D Lund, Daniel J Munson, Herman Adlercreutz, Robert J Handa and Edwin D Lephart

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:5

    Content type: Research

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  17. Anchorage of cells to "heparin" – binding domains that are prevalent in extracellular matrix (ECM) components is thought to occur primarily through the syndecans, a four-member family of transmembrane heparan ...

    Authors: DeannaLee M Beauvais and Alan C Rapraeger

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:3

    Content type: Review

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  18. Prostate cancer (PCa) is no exception to the multi-step process of metastasis. As PCa progresses, changes occur within the microenvironments of both the malignant cells and their targeted site of metastasis, e...

    Authors: Delisha A Stewart, Carlton R Cooper and Robert A Sikes

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2004 2:2

    Content type: Review

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  19. Gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues (GnRHa) are often used to regress endometriosis implants and prevent premature luteinizing hormone surges in women undergoing controlled ovarian stimulation. In additio...

    Authors: Xiaoping Luo, Jingxia Xu and Nasser Chegini

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:125

    Content type: Research

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2015 13:25

  20. The extracellular matrix (ECM) of porcine mature oocytes was revealed by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) after treatment with tannic acid and ruthenium red. Present in the perivitelline space (PVS) and ...

    Authors: Jacques E Fléchon, Jeril Degrouard, Václav Kopečný, Juraj Pivko, Antonin Pavlok and Jan Motlik

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:124

    Content type: Research

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  21. This article presents an overview of immunological factors and their role in the development of endometriosis, with emphasis on inflammatory cytokines, growth and adhesion factors. Although retrograde menstrua...

    Authors: Cleophas M Kyama, Sophie Debrock, Jason M Mwenda and Thomas M D'Hooghe

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:123

    Content type: Review

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  22. During pregnancy there is an alteration in maternal immunity within the uterus where innate, proinflammatory immune responses are tightly regulated to prevent immunological rejection of the fetal allograft. Di...

    Authors: Morgan R Peltier

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:122

    Content type: Review

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  23. The adaptive immune system of placental mammals has evolved to tolerate the fetus. Rejection of the fetus by adaptive immune responses is therefore a rare event, with abortion being caused more frequently by i...

    Authors: Colette Kanellopoulos-Langevin, Stéphane M Caucheteux, Philippe Verbeke and David M Ojcius

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:121

    Content type: Review

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  24. The role of the maternal immune system during pregnancy has focused mainly on the aspect of immune tolerance to the invading trophoblast and, therefore, fetus. While this is a critical aspect of reproductive i...

    Authors: Gil Mor and Vikki M Abrahams

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:119

    Content type: Review

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  25. The human endometrium is an important site of innate immune defence, giving protection against uterine infection. Such protection is critical to successful implantation and pregnancy. Infection is a major caus...

    Authors: Anne E King, Hilary OD Critchley and Rodney W Kelly

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:116

    Content type: Review

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  26. The receptor for the peptide hormone relaxin has recently been identified as the heptahelical G-protein coupled receptor, LGR7. In order to generate molecular tools with which to characterize both in vivo and in ...

    Authors: Richard Ivell, Marga Balvers, Yvonne Pohnke, Ralph Telgmann, Olaf Bartsch, Karin Milde-Langosch, Ana-maria Bamberger and Almuth Einspanier

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:114

    Content type: Research

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  27. At term, cervical ripening in coordination with uterine contractions becomes a prerequisite for a normal vaginal delivery. Currently, cervical ripening is considered to occur independently from uterine contrac...

    Authors: Horacio A Rodríguez, Hugo H Ortega, Jorge G Ramos, Mónica Muñoz-de-Toro and Enrique H Luque

    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2003 1:113

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Review

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  29. 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

    Content type: Review

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  30. 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

    Content type: Review

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