Exocervix

Known as: Ectocervix, ectocervical 
The portion of the cervix that extends into the vaginal vault, and is lined with stratified squamous epithelium.
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Several autoinflammatory disorders such as Muckle-Wells syndrome are characterized by mutations in the NALP3/cryopyrin gene… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Exposure to semen elicits an inflammatory response in the female reproductive tract of rodents and other animals. The nature and… (More)
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2006
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2006
Herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) infection causes significant morbidity and is an important cofactor for the transmission of HIV… (More)
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2005
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2005
Cell-mediated immunity (CMI) is key to defense against intracellular pathogens such as Chlamydia trachomatis and viruses that… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Little is known about the average duration of type-specific human papillomavirus (HPV) infections and their patterns of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Antimicrobial peptides are widely distributed mediators of innate host defense in animals and plants. A 36 amino acid… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
This study describes the novel localization of the antimicrobial peptide human intestinal defensin-5 (HD-5) in female genital… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
To assess associations of nonulcerative sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-susceptible… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We have established and characterized three cell lines from normal human vaginal, ectocervical, and endocervical epithelia… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Telomerase activity is found in most cancer tissues and many immortalized cell lines as well as in germ line cells but it is… (More)
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