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Embryo Implantation : Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Aspects :  Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Aspects - Daniel D. Carson

Embryo Implantation : Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Aspects

Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Aspects

By: Daniel D. Carson (Editor)

Hardcover Published: August 2009
ISBN: 9780387988061
Number Of Pages: 308

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This volume contains the proceedings of the International Symposium on Embryo Implantation: Molecular, Cellular and Clinical Aspects, held from October 3-6, 1997 in Newport Beach, California. Internationally recognized experts discuss the development and future of human in vitro fertilization and embryo implantation, the cellular aspects of implantation, hormonal regulation, molecular markers of receptivity, trophoblast factors, primate models and animal studies, and transcriptional regulation of maternal-fetal recognition.

Preface
Contributors
Development and Future of Human In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Implantation
Implantation in the Human as Viewed by Canon Law, Civil Law, and Natural Reasonp. 3
The Impact of Maternal Age and Ovarian Age on Implantation Efficiencyp. 12
Cellular Aspects of Implantation
Vascular Invasion During Implantation and Placentationp. 23
Oxygen Regulates Human Cytotrophoblast Proliferation, Differentiation, and Invasion: Implications for Endovascular Invasion in Normal Pregnancy and Preeclampsiap. 39
Embryo - Maternal Interactions after Diapause in a Marsupialp. 54
Cellular Interactions and the Cysteine Proteinases in the Process of Mouse Implantationp. 67
Hormonal Regulation
Novel Steroid-Regulated Markers of Implantationp. 83
Molecular Signaling in Implantationp. 92
Identification of Progesterone-Regulated Genes in the Uterusp. 107
Molecular Markers of Receptivity
Mucins Provide a Barrier to Embryo Implantationp. 123
Potential Involvement of Trophinin, Bystin, and Tastin in Embryo Implantationp. 132
Osteopontin in Human Endometrium: A Role in Endometrial Receptivity and Embryo Implantation?p. 141
Trophoblast Factors
The Rabbit as a Model for Implantation: In Vivo and In Vitro Studiesp. 151
Regulation of Trophoblast Endocrine Function: The Placenta Does Its Own Thing Transcriptionallyp. 161
Transcription Factors Regulating the Differentiation of the Trophoblast Cell Lineagep. 167
Primate Models and Human Studies
Hormonal Regulation of Endometrial Gene Expression in the Rhesus Monkeyp. 185
Embryo - Maternal Dialogue in the Baboon (Papio Anubis)p. 202
Integrins and Uterine Receptivityp. 210
Keratinocyte Growth Factor in the Nonhuman Primate Endometrium: Regulation and Actionp. 223
Molecular Lesions in Infertilityp. 242
Transcriptional Regulation of Fetal - Maternal Recognition
The Role of Abdominal B (AbdB) Hoxa Genes During Implantationp. 249
Possible Role of the Transcription Factor Oct-3/4 in Control of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Expressionp. 261
Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Uterine Decidualization and Implantation: Cell-Cell and Cell-Extracellular Matrix Interactionsp. 271
Regulation of Hormone Receptor Gene Expression in Endometriump. 287
Author Indexp. 299
Subject Indexp. 301
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ISBN: 9780387988061
ISBN-10: 0387988068
Series: Serono Symposia USA
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 308
Published: August 2009
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.7