miR-218-5p As A New Player In Uterine Vascular Transformation During Pregnancy
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Jelena is a research scientist at York University.

                       

miR-218-5p As A New Player In Uterine Vascular Transformation During Pregnancy

The placenta is a transient organ that serves as the interface between the fetus and the mother. It has a multitude of critical roles in maintaining and protecting the developing fetus throughout the pregnancy. Specifically, it facilitates the exchange of gases, nutrients, and waste products, serves as an endocrine organ producing a number of pregnancy-associated hormones and growth factors, as well as ensuring the protection of the fetus from maternal immune attack. As such, any problems with the development of...

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