Embryonic and uterine factors in delayed implantation in rodents.

@article{Surani1981EmbryonicAU,
  title={Embryonic and uterine factors in delayed implantation in rodents.},
  author={M Azim Surani and Simon B. Fishel},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility. Supplement},
  year={1981},
  volume={29},
  pages={159-72}
}
An hypothesis for delayed implantation and embryonic quiescence is proposed on the basis of adaptation of blastocysts to changes in their environment. The environmental factors considered consist of macromolecules and essential ions and metabolites such as Ca2+, Mg2+ and glucose. Macromolecules appear to induce an influx of these essential metabolites which… CONTINUE READING