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How does progesterone relax the uterus in pregnancy?
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PMID:  21388317     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Progesterone relaxes the uterus during pregnancy, resulting in retention of the fetus. A recent study in mice uncovers a molecular pathway through which progesterone indirectly inhibits contraction-associated proteins during pregnancy.
Authors:
Tamas Zakar; Sam Mesiano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  364     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  972-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, John Hunter Hospital, and Mothers and Babies Research Centre, University of Newcastle - both in Newcastle, NSW, Australia (T.Z.); and the Department of Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland (S.M.).
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