Contributions of Comparative Studies to Understanding Mechanisms of Implantation

  • Allen C. Enders
Part of the Reproductive Biology book series (RBIO)


Studies comparing the different forms and mechanisms of implantation in different mammals are useful in understanding a number of factors in implantation, including the extent of various relationships between trophoblast and uterus and the relative durations of specific types of tissues, and in assessing maternal and fetal roles in implantation and in the establishment of the placenta. I would like to focus on a few areas only, in order to illustrate this concept.


Trophoblast Cell Luminal Epithelium Uterine Epithelium Uterine Epithelial Cell Intervillous Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Allen C. Enders
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  1. 1.Department of Cell Biology & Human AnatomyUniversity of California School of MedicineDavisUSA

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