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Title:Influence of Blocking the Actions of Relaxin, Estrogen and Progesterone on the Rates of Proliferation and Apoptosis of Cervical Cells During Rat Pregnancy
Author(s):Lee, Hyung-Yul
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume
Department / Program:Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Discipline:Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Biology, Animal Physiology
Abstract:In conclusion, studies described in this thesis provide evidence that relaxin, estrogen and progesterone contribute to the increase in the cervical cell content during the second half of pregnancy by promoting proliferation and inhibiting apoptosis of cervical cells. The extent to which relaxin affects these cellular processes is greatest during late pregnancy.
Issue Date:2005
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:97 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/87247
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3301272
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:2005


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