TITLE

The Effects of Progestins

PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Fertility Weekly;10/17/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted by H. Okada and colleagues in Japan which investigates the inhibitory effects of progestins on human endometrial stromal cells (ESCs) in vitro. The study discovers that vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and stromal cell-derived factor 1 (SDF-1), which are both present in ESCs, are inhibited by progestins. Researchers believe that data in their study suggest a mechanism for the action of steriods in angiogenesis of human endometrium.
ACCESSION #
67257512

 

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