• Sandra Peel
Part of the Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology book series (ADVSANAT, volume 115)


Granulated metrial gland (GMG) cells take their name from the metrial gland. The metrial gland is formed during pregnancy in many rodents with the appearance of GMG cells in the mesometrium at each implantation site. This paper reviews knowledge about GMG cells in rats and mice: the species most extensively studied.


Trophoblast Cell Implantation Site Chimeric Mouse Golgi Body Progesterone Treatment 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Peel
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  1. 1.Human Morphology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical and Biological Sciences BuildingUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonGreat Britain

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