Marina Premyslova

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OBJECTIVE 11Beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 (11beta-HSD2) is thought to act as a placental barrier protecting the fetus from high levels of maternal cortisol. On the other hand, intrauterine(More)
We have evaluated the effect of chorioamnionitis on the protein expression of microsomal and cytosolic prostaglandin E(2) synthases (mPGES and cPGES) in preterm human placentae (PL) and fetal(More)
PGE2 is involved in initiation and progression of labor in many species. Biosynthesis of PGE2 is mediated by cyclooxygenases (COX) and prostaglandin E synthases (PGES). mPGES-1 and COX-2 form an(More)
OBJECTIVE Prostaglandins induce parturition in humans. Prostaglandin output is regulated by the synthetic and metabolic enzymes, prostaglandin synthase type 2 (PTGS2) and 15-hydroxyprostaglandin(More)
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