Estrous cycle-dependent changes of Fas expression in the bovine corpus luteum: influence of keratin 8/18 intermediate filaments and cytokines

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BACKGROUND Fas expression and Fas-induced apoptosis are mechanisms attributed to the selective destruction of cells of the corpus luteum (CL) during luteal regression. In certain cell-types, sensitivity to these death-inducing mechanisms is due to the loss or cleavage of keratin-containing intermediate filaments. Specifically, keratin 8/18 (K8/K18… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1477-7827-10-90

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@inproceedings{Duncan2012EstrousCC, title={Estrous cycle-dependent changes of Fas expression in the bovine corpus luteum: influence of keratin 8/18 intermediate filaments and cytokines}, author={Alice Duncan and Jennifer Forcina and Alyssa Birt and David Harrison Townson}, booktitle={Reproductive biology and endocrinology : RB&E}, year={2012} }