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Endocannabinoid signaling in mammalian ovary.
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PMID:  24948047     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The role of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in mammalian reproduction is a rather active field of research, due to its potential exploitation to combat human infertility. Available data shows that the aberrant endocannabinoid signaling negatively affects embryo development, implantation and pregnancy. Although many efforts have been devoted to a better understanding of the ECS in these steps of female reproduction, very little is known about its role in regulating ovarian follicle development and production of mature oocytes. This is the subject of the present review where we discuss current knowledge about the impact and potential exploitation of the ECS and endocannabinoid signaling in mammalian ovary and folliculogenesis.
Authors:
Sandra Cecconi; Gianna Rossi; Annalisa Castellucci; Gabriele D'Andrea; Mauro Maccarrone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-04-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  178     ISSN:  1872-7654     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-06-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  Ireland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
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