Cyclic Changes in Glycoprotein Synthesis and Secretion by the Human Endocervix

  • R. J. van Kooij
  • M. R. Kramer
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 144)


The aim of our study was to investigate whether the well-known variations in properties of cervical mucus during the menstrual cycle possibly have their basis in synthetic and secretory behaviour of the mucous glycoprotein (M.G.) producing columnar cells, lining the endocervix.


Columnar Cell Cervical Mucus Ovulatory Phase Basal Body Temperature Mucous Glycoprotein 
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  1. Kooij, R.J. van, Roelofs, H.J.M., Kathman. G.A.M. and Kramer. M.F., 1980, Human cervical mucus and its mucous glycoprotein during the menstrual cycle, Fertil. and Steril. 34: 226.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. van Kooij
    • 1
  • M. R. Kramer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Histology and Cell Biology Medical SchoolState University UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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