Regulation of uterine function: a biochemical conundrum in the regulation of smooth muscle relaxation.

@article{Buxton2004RegulationOU,
  title={Regulation of uterine function: a biochemical conundrum in the regulation of smooth muscle relaxation.},
  author={Iain L O Buxton},
  journal={Molecular pharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={
          1051-9
        }
}
Premature birth accounts for the majority of fetal morbidity and mortality in the developed world and is disproportionately represented in some populations, such as African Americans in the United States. The costs associated with prematurity are staggering in both monetary and human terms. Present therapeutic approaches for the treatment of labor leading to preterm delivery are inadequate and our understanding of the regulation of myometrial smooth muscle contraction-relaxation is incomplete… CONTINUE READING

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