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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1935-2018
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Progestin withdrawal is a crucial event for the onset of labor in many mammalian species. However, in humans the mechanism of a… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Progesterone acting via the progesterone receptor (PR) plays a critical role in maintaining uterine quiescence during pregnancy… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Precise cell fate decisions during differentiation of uterine tissues from the embryonic Müllerian duct are critical for normal… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Accumulating evidence suggests that human parturition represents an inflammatory process. Leukocytes are known to infiltrate… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Each of the proinflammatory cytokines interleukin (IL)-1beta, IL-6, IL-8, and tumor necrosis factor (TNF) alpha has been… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
An examination of the maternal vascular response to placentation shows that physiological changes in the placental bed normally… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
The author presents a hypothesis that the complex of endocrine and metabolic disturbances arising long before the development of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Thin sections of longitudinal and circular muscle of myometrium obtained from rats during pregnancy, at term, during delivery… (More)
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