Review: The role of leukaemia inhibitory factor in the establishment of pregnancy.

@article{Vogiagis1999ReviewTR,
  title={Review: The role of leukaemia inhibitory factor in the establishment of pregnancy.},
  author={D Vogiagis and Lois A. Salamonsen},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={1999},
  volume={160 2},
  pages={181-90}
}
Leukaemia inhibitory factor (LIF) is a pleiotrophic cytokine required for blastocyst implantation in mice. Uterine expression of LIF and that of its receptors has been demonstrated in a number of mammalian species indicating that LIF may have widespread importance in the establishment of pregnancy. The variations in the reaction of the uterus in preparation… CONTINUE READING