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Title:Evidence That Relaxin Promotes Cellular Proliferation in the Lower Reproductive Tract of the Pregnant Rat
Author(s):Burger, Laura Lynn
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Sherwood, O. David
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):Health Sciences, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abstract:In summary, this is the first study to determined that relaxin promotes growth of the vagina during pregnancy in any species. Furthermore, this study also determined that the relaxin-induced growth of the cervix is brought about, in part, by promoting the cellular proliferation of cervical epithelial and stromal cells.
Issue Date:1998
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:121 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/87263
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9904399
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:1998


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