Claire Abou-Seif

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A relationship between cytotrophoblast differentiation (syncytialisation) and apoptosis is hypothesised to exist, but has not been clearly determined. To address this, we explored the effects of cAMP, an inducer of syncytialisation, on human choriocarcinoma cell differentiation and viability under three different culture conditions related to diverse(More)
Corticotropin Releasing Hormone (CRH), a 41-amino acid peptide, is a major regulator of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function. CRH also has important roles in several processes pertaining to pregnancy and parturition, including being a possible regulator of gestational length and predictor of pre-term birth. Regulation of the CRH promoter exhibits(More)
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