The Citrus Flavone Nobiletin Reduces Pro-Inflammatory and Pro-Labour Mediators in Fetal Membranes and Myometrium: Implications for Preterm Birth

@inproceedings{Morwood2014TheCF,
  title={The Citrus Flavone Nobiletin Reduces Pro-Inflammatory and Pro-Labour Mediators in Fetal Membranes and Myometrium: Implications for Preterm Birth},
  author={Carrington J. Morwood and Martha Lappas and Kang Sun},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
Spontaneous preterm birth is the leading cause of infant death and of neurological disabilities in survivors. A significant proportion of spontaneous preterm births are associated with infection. Infection activates inflammation which induces a cascade of events that leads to myometrial contractions and rupture of fetal membranes. In non-gestational tissues… CONTINUE READING