mammary gland involution

The tissue remodeling that removes differentiated mammary epithelia during weaning. [GOC:dph, PMID:15282149]
National Institutes of Health

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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The prognosis of breast cancer in young women is influenced by reproductive history. Women diagnosed within 5 years postpartum… (More)
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2011
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2011
More than 90% of cancer patient mortality is attributed to metastasis. In this study, we investigated a role for the lysyl… (More)
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2003
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2003
Involution of the mammary gland is a complex process of controlled apoptosis and tissue remodelling. The aim of the project was… (More)
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2003
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2003
Extracellular matrix (ECM) fragments or cryptic sites unmasked by proteinases have been postulated to affect tissue remodeling… (More)
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2001
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2001
The matrix metalloproteinase MMP-3/stromelysin-1 (Str1) is highly expressed during mammary gland involution induced by weaning… (More)
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2001
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2001
Activation of the antiapoptotic protein kinase Akt is induced by a number of growth factors that regulate mammary gland… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Mammary gland involution is characterized by extensive apoptosis of the epithelial cells. At the onset of involution, Stat3 is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Programmed cell death (PCD) of mammary alveolar cells during involution commences within hours of the end of suckling. Locally… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Postlactational involution of the mammary gland is characterized by two distinct physiological events: apoptosis of the secretory… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
During post-lactational mammary gland involution, the bulk of mammary epithelium dies and is reabsorbed. This massive cell death… (More)
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