Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

Known as: Chorionic gonadotrophin, h-HCG, human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) 
A sialoglycoprotein hormone secreted by the placenta and maintains the corpus luteum at the beginning of the gestation period.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Regulatory T cells (Treg) expand during pregnancy and are present at the fetal-maternal interface at very early stages in… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVES To derive a model and examine the performance of first-trimester combined screening by maternal age, fetal nuchal… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The lifesaving treatment endured by cancer patients leads, in many women, to early menopause and subsequent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether maternal serum levels of pregnancy-associated plasma protein A, free… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Angiogenesis and vascular remodeling are crucial processes in tumor invasion and metastasis as well as in embryo implantation and… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The excitement and controversy surrounding the potential role of human embryonic stem (ES) cells in transplantation therapy have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To examine the potential impact of combining maternal age with fetal nuchal translucency thickness and maternal serum… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a placental hormone that stimulates secretion of the pregnancy-sustaining… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Our laboratory previously demonstrated that cytotrophoblasts and syncytiotrophoblasts in human placental tissue contain hCG/LH… (More)
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1977
Highly Cited
1977
Epidermoid cervical carcinoma cells (CaSki line) have been established in continuous culture. When leukocytes from cervical… (More)
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