A review of uterine structural modifications that influence conceptus implantation and development in sheep and goats.

@article{Igwebuike2009ARO,
  title={A review of uterine structural modifications that influence conceptus implantation and development in sheep and goats.},
  author={Udensi Maduabuchi Igwebuike},
  journal={Animal reproduction science},
  year={2009},
  volume={112 1-2},
  pages={1-7}
}
Evolution of the placenta and viviparity in eutherian animals underscores the need for an intimate relationship between the developing conceptus (embryo/foetus and associated extra-embryonic membranes) and the dam throughout the period of pregnancy. Thus, maternal support is unequivocally important for conceptus survival and development in utero. Under the influence of several pregnancy-associated hormones, the maternal uterine architecture undergoes rapid growth and substantial remodeling… CONTINUE READING

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