Expression of Smad2 and Smad4 in rhesus monkey endometrium during the menstrual cycle and early pregnancy

@article{Lin2003ExpressionOS,
  title={Expression of Smad2 and Smad4 in rhesus monkey endometrium during the menstrual cycle and early pregnancy},
  author={H. Lin and Hongmei Wang and Qinglei Li and Juan Wang and Xuan Zhang and D. Liu and Huitu Liu and Cheng Zhu},
  journal={Progress in Natural Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={13},
  pages={584-589}
}
Abstract Expression of Smad2 and Smad4 mRNAs in the endometrium of rhesus monkey on Days 8, 20 and 28 of the normal menstrual cycle and on Days 12, 18 and 26 of early pregnancy was detected using in situ hybridization. The results showed that Smad2 and Smad4 mRNAs were mainly localized in luminal epithelium and glandular epithelium. The expression of Smad2 mRNA in glandular epithelium was sustained at moderate level on Days 8, 20 and 28 of the menstrual cycle, while the expression of Smad4… Expand
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