Distinct expression of the soluble and the membrane-bound forms of interleukin-1 receptor accessory protein in the endometrium of women with endometriosis.

@article{Guay2011DistinctEO,
  title={Distinct expression of the soluble and the membrane-bound forms of interleukin-1 receptor accessory protein in the endometrium of women with endometriosis.},
  author={Sophie Guay and Nad{\`e}ge Michaud and Nathalie Bourcier and Mathieu Leboeuf and Madeleine Lemyre and Jacques Mailloux and Ali Akoum},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2011},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={1284-90}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate interleukin (IL) 1 receptor accessory protein (IL1RAcP) expression in the eutopic endometrium of women with endometriosis. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Human reproduction research laboratory. PATIENT(S) Sixty-six women with endometriosis and 60 healthy women with no laparoscopic evidence of endometriosis. INTERVENTION(S) Endometrial tissue samples were obtained during laparoscopic surgery. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) IL1RAcP protein expression was analyzed… CONTINUE READING