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myometrium

Known as: Tunica muscularis uteri, muscle uterine, Uterine Muscles 
The smooth muscle coat of the uterus, which forms the main mass of the organ.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
PurposeDespite the numerous studies on the factors involved in the genesis and growth of uterine leiomyomas, the pathogenesis of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE Identify overlap of the transcriptome of myometrium and cervix in association with human labor. STUDY DESIGN The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Accumulating evidence suggests that human parturition represents an inflammatory process. Leukocytes are known to infiltrate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract Each of the proinflammatory cytokines interleukin (IL)-1β, IL-6, IL-8, and tumor necrosis factor (TNF) α has been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In human parturition, progesterone withdrawal and estrogen activation are not mediated by changes in progesterone and estrogen… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The neurohypophysial peptide oxytocin (OT) and OT-like hormones facilitate reproduction in all vertebrates at several levels. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Inflammatory mediators in the cervix, placenta and fetal membranes play a crucial role in human parturition. The aim of this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Around the onset of labor, uterine sensitivity to oxytocin (OT) increases tremendously. Although this is considered to reflect OT… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The author presents a hypothesis that the complex of endocrine and metabolic disturbances arising long before the development of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
We have isolated 145 fertile mutants of C. elegans that are defective in egg laying and have characterized 59 of them genetically… Expand
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