Journal article

MAML1: a coregulator that alters endometrial epithelial cell adhesive capacity.

Sadaf Zafir, Wei Zhou, Ellen Menkhorst, Leilani Santos, Evdokia Dimitriadis

Fertil Res Pract | Springer Science and Business Media LLC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Abnormalities in endometrial receptivity has been identified as a major barrier to successful embryo implantation. Endometrial receptivity refers to the conformational and biochemical changes occurring in the endometrial epithelial layer which make it adhesive and receptive to blastocyst attachment. This takes place during the mid-secretory phase of woman's menstrual cycle and is a result of a delicate interplay between numerous hormones, cytokines and other factors. Outside of this window, the endometrium is refractory to an implanting blastocyst. It has been shown that Notch ligands and receptors are dysregulated in the endometrium of infertile women. Mastermind Like Transcript..

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