trophoblast cell


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trophoblast cell

One of the epithelial cells forming the surface of the spherical blastocyst stage embryo. Trophoblast cells are destined to give rise to many of the extraembryonic tissues.
See also: cell
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Preeclamptic women are deficient of interleukin-10 as assessed by cytokine release of trophoblast cells in vitro.
Simvastatin reduces cell viability of osteosarcoma and trophoblast cells
To the best of our knowledge, our study first explored whether HDACs are involved in the MRP2 regulation in placental trophoblast cell line.
Effects and mechanisms of autophagy of trophoblast cells in severe preeclampsia (in Chinese).
Other cultured cell lines have been used as models of human trophoblast cells, but those cells have drastically different protein expression than native trophoblast cells.
Moretta, et al Regulatory role of NKp44, NKp46, DNAM-1 and NKG2D receptors in the interaction between NK cells and trophoblast cells.
It is important to understand how the trophoblast cells and HLA-G-expressing cancer cells are partly similar to each other (Figure 1).
Whitley, "Nitric oxide protects human extravillous trophoblast cells from apoptosis by a cyclic GMP-dependent mechanism and independently of caspase 3 nitrosylation," Experimental Cell Research, vol.
The invasion is mediated by the trophoblast giant cells (TGC) and glycogen-rich trophoblast cells [9].
Moreover, it induces human chorionic gonadotrophin production in trophoblast cells, regulates placental growth, enhances mitogenesis and stimulates amino acid uptake (17, 13).
1 Trophoblast cells located between the fetus and mother can bias the maternal immune system toward immunological acceptance of fetal antigens.
2] However, trophoblast cells are reported to be only 'moderately susceptible' to HIV infection in vitro.