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Animal models of human placentation--a review.
- A. Carter
- Biology, Medicine
- 1 April 2007
This review examines the strengths and weaknesses of animal models of human placentation and pays particular attention to the mouse and non-human primates. Analogies can be drawn between mouse and… Expand
Human endothelial colony-forming cells protect against acute kidney injury: role of exosomes.
The administration of certain progenitor cells is protective in experimental acute kidney injury (AKI), and mechanisms may involve the release of paracrine factors. Endothelial colony-forming cells… Expand
Evolutionary transformations of fetal membrane characters in Eutheria with special reference to Afrotheria.
Analysis of molecular data sets has provided new insights into higher-level relationships of living Eutheria, including the recognition of Afrotheria as a novel taxon. This offers an opportunity to… Expand
Comparative aspects of trophoblast development and placentation
Based on the number of tissues separating maternal from fetal blood, placentas are classified as epitheliochorial, endotheliochorial or hemochorial. We review the occurrence of these placental types… Expand
Spatial and temporal patterns of expression of messenger RNA for insulin-like growth factors and their binding proteins in the placenta of man and laboratory animals.
To better understand the role of the insulin-like growth factors (IGF-I and -II) and their binding proteins (IGFBPs 1-6) in placental development and function, it is important to review similarities… Expand
What can comparative studies of placental structure tell us?--A review.
The diversity of placental structures in Eutherian mammals is such that drawing generalizations from the definitive forms is problematic. There are always areas of reduced interhaemal distance… Expand
Endothelial Microparticle Formation by Angiotensin II Is Mediated via Ang II Receptor Type I/NADPH Oxidase/ Rho Kinase Pathways Targeted to Lipid Rafts
- D. Burger, A. Montezano, N. Nishigaki, Y. He, A. Carter, R. Touyz
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular…
- 1 August 2011
Objective—Circulating microparticles are increased in cardiovascular disease and may themselves promote oxidative stress and inflammation. Molecular mechanisms underlying their formation and… Expand
Placentation in cloned cattle: structure and microvascular architecture.
To elucidate the morphological differences between placentas from normal and cloned cattle pregnancies reaching term, the umbilical cord, placentomes and interplacentomal region of the fetal… Expand
Evolution of placental function in mammals: the molecular basis of gas and nutrient transfer, hormone secretion, and immune responses.
- A. Carter
- Medicine, Biology
- Physiological reviews
- 1 October 2012
Placenta has a wide range of functions. Some are supported by novel genes that have evolved following gene duplication events while others require acquisition of gene expression by the trophoblast.… Expand
Transfer of microRNA-486-5p from human endothelial colony forming cell-derived exosomes reduces ischemic kidney injury.
Administration of human cord blood endothelial colony-forming cells (ECFCs) or their exosomes protects mice against kidney ischemia/reperfusion injury. Here we studied the microRNA (miRNA) content of… Expand