Induction of trophoblast cell fusion by a protein tyrosine phosphatase inhibitor.

In the placenta, trophoblast cell fusion leads to the formation of the syncytiotrophoblast, which plays an essential role in the diffusion of nutrients and hormones from the mother to the fetus. Different protein tyrosine kinases are involved in the modulation of this biological process. Herein, we investigated the impact of a protein tyrosine phosphatase… CONTINUE READING