Labor and delivery process

Known as: Parturition 
The process by which a mammal gives birth.
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2015
2015
The precise mechanisms that lead to parturition are incompletely defined. Surfactant protein-A (SP-A), which is secreted by fetal… (More)
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2012
2012
Preterm delivery is the leading cause of perinatal mortality and morbidity. Current tocolytics target myometrial contractions, a… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND The molecular mechanisms underlying stress urinary incontinence (SUI) at the tissue level are poorly understood… (More)
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2008
2008
Magnocellular neurons of the hypothalamic supraoptic nuclei (SON) are involved in the synthesis and release of two major… (More)
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2006
2006
The mechanisms that facilitate remodeling of the cervix in preparation for and during parturition remain poorly understood. In… (More)
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2006
2006
Neurosteroids regulate neuronal excitability and are expressed at particularly high levels in the CNS during the perinatal period… (More)
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2005
2005
and mortality worldwide. Spontaneous preterm labor, with intact or rupture of the chorioamniotic membranes, is responsible for… (More)
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2004
2004
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are the main mediators of extracellular matrix (ECM) degradation during human parturition… (More)
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2002
2002
Human parturition is effected by a cascade of factors, of which many are unknown. We aim to identify the genes that are changed… (More)
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1997
1997
Animal studies have suggested that nitric oxide, a smooth muscle relaxant, is a fundamental mediator in the initiation of… (More)
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