Recombinant bovine interferon-τ enhances in vitro development of bovine embryos by upregulating expression of connexin 43 and E-cadherin.

Abstract

Interferon-τ (IFNT), produced in ruminants by embryonic trophoblastic cells before implantation, is involved in the maternal recognition of pregnancy. It is a pleiotropic molecule that alters the synthesis of endometrial proteins and inhibits the proliferation of some cells. The present study investigated the effects of recombinant bovine IFNT on the… (More)
DOI: 10.3168/jds.2014-8106

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