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Survival of Rat Blastocysts in the Uterus of the Mouse Following Xenogeneic Implantation

  • C. Tachi
  • S. Tachi
  • M. Yokoyama
  • N. Osawa

Abstract

Xenogeneic ovum implantation offers a unique opportunity to analyze the complex mechanisms that underlie the natural process of ovum implantation in mammals.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Tachi
    • 1
  • S. Tachi
    • 2
  • M. Yokoyama
    • 3
  • N. Osawa
    • 4
  1. 1.Zoological Institute, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Anatomy, Institute of Basic Medical SciencesUniversity of TsukubaNiihari-gun, Ibaraki-kenJapan
  3. 3.Central Institute for Experimental AnimalsKawasakiJapan
  4. 4.The 3rd Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan

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