The mouse as an investigational model for preterm labor

Oshiro, B.T., Silver, R., Dudley, D.J., Mitchell, M.D. and Ware Branch, D. (1994) The mouse as an investigational model for preterm labor. Seminars in Reproductive Endocrinology, 12 4: 240-245. doi:10.1055/s-2007-1016405


Author Oshiro, B.T.
Silver, R.
Dudley, D.J.
Mitchell, M.D.
Ware Branch, D.
Title The mouse as an investigational model for preterm labor
Journal name Seminars in Reproductive Endocrinology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0734-8630
Publication date 1994-11
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1055/s-2007-1016405
Volume 12
Issue 4
Start page 240
End page 245
Total pages 6
Place of publication New York, N.Y. U.S.A.
Publisher Thieme-Stratton
Language eng
Subject 1103 Clinical Sciences
1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine
Abstract Preterm labor continues to be a leading cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality. In many cases the etiology of preterm labor is unknown. However, much interest has been generated surrounding the infectious causes of preterm labor. Because data suggest that preterm labor is preceded by a cascade of complex events, in vivo observations in humans and in vitro experiments using human tissue may not be sufficient to answer questions regarding its etiology. The murine model holds significant promise in delineating the chronology and specifics regarding the events precipitating preterm labor.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: UQ Centre for Clinical Research Publications
 
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