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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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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