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The impact of mouse placental endocrine function on fetal resource allocation and adult offspring health During pregnancy, optimum maternal and fetal outcomes are determined by adequate nutrient partitioning between the mother and fetus. In turn, the placenta plays a critical role in nutrient partitioning during pregnancy, ...
(2021-07-23)Kisspeptins, peptide products of the Kiss1 gene, are critical players in the reproductive function, particularly as major upstream neuroendocrine regulators of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal (HPG) axis. Kisspeptins are ...
In neuronal axons, almost all microtubules are oriented with their growing end (+end) away from the cell body (they are oriented ‘+end out’). Molecular motor proteins rely on this orientation to efficiently move vital cargo ...