Implantation: mutual activity of sex steroid hormones and the immune system guarantee the maternal-embryo interaction.


Implantation is strictly dependent on the mutual interaction between a receptive endometrium and the blastocyst. Hence, synchronization between blastocyst development and the acquisition of endometrial receptivity is a prerequisite for the success of this process. This review depicts the cellular and molecular events that coordinate these complex activities… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1376353


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