Evidence of proteinuria, but no other characteristics of pre-eclampsia, in relaxin-deficient mice
Kelly P O'Sullivan, Sarah A Marshall, Scott Cullen, Tahnee Saunders, Natalie J Hannan, Sevvandi N Senadheera, Laura J Parry
Reproduction, Fertility and Development | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2017
This work was supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant to LJP and ST. NJH received salary support from The University of Melbourne (CR Roper Fellowship) and SAM received a University of Melbourne Research Scholarship. The authors acknowledge clinical research midwives Gabrielle Pell, Rachel Murdoch and Genevieve Christophers and the Obstetrics midwifery staff and patients at the Mercy Hospital for Women (Heidelberg, Vic., Australia) for provision of placental tissue. The authors also thank Ms Tania Long and Mr Darren Cipolla for assisting with the maintenance of the mouse colony used in the present study.