Contributions of Comparative Studies to Understanding Mechanisms of Implantation
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.
KeywordsTrophoblast Cell Luminal Epithelium Uterine Epithelium Uterine Epithelial Cell Intervillous Space
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