Increased type III and V collagen expression in human corpora lutea in early pregnancy.

OBJECTIVE To investigate the possible involvement of collagen in the characteristic structure and function of human corpora lutea (CL), type V collagen expression was determined in the CL tissues during the menstrual cycle and early pregnancy. DESIGN In vitro experiment. SETTING Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wakayama Medical University… CONTINUE READING