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Mechanistic drivers of Müllerian duct development and differentiation into the oviduct

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The conduits of life; the animal oviducts and human fallopian tubes are of paramount importance for reproduction in amniotes. They connect the ovary with the uterus and are essential for fertility. They provide the appropriate environment for gamete maintenance, fertilization and preimplantation embryonic development. However, serious pathologies, such as ectopic pregnancy, malignancy and severe infections, occur in the oviducts. They can have drastic effects on fertility, and some are life-t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3389/fcell.2021.605301

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Publisher:
Frontiers Media Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology Journal website
Volume:
9
Article number:
605301
Publication date:
2021-03-08
Acceptance date:
2021-01-28
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EISSN:
2296-634X
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1167100
Local pid:
pubs:1167100
Deposit date:
2021-03-12

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