Potential roles of decidual prolactin in early pregnancy.

  title={Potential roles of decidual prolactin in early pregnancy.},
  author={Henry N. Jabbour and Hilary O D Critchley},
  volume={121 2},
Successful establishment of pregnancy is dependent on uterine receptivity at the time of trophoblast invasion and implantation. The endometrium undergoes morphological and functional differentiation during the mid- to late secretory phase of the menstrual cycle in preparation for such an event. These changes are orchestrated by ovarian steroid hormones. However, local autocrine-paracrine signalling at the deciduo-placental interface is crucial for successful establishment of pregnancy. One key… CONTINUE READING


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