Sunday, 21 June 2015 20:13

Reproduction biology: Placenta Featured

Carter, A.M., 2007. Animal models of human placentation - a review. Placenta 28, Suppl. A:S.41-47.

Croy, B.A., Wessels, J., Linton, N., Tayade, C., 2009. Comparison of immune cell recruitment and function in endometrium durind development of epitheliochorial (pig) and hemochorial (mouse and human) placentas. Placenta 30, Suppl. A:S23-31.

Faber, J.J., 1995. Review of flow limited transfer in the placenta. Int. J. Obstet. Anesth. 4(4), 230-237.

-> New: Cheryl Q. E. Lee, Margherita Y. Turco, Lucy Gardner, Benjamin D. Simons, Myriam Hemberger & Ashley Moffett (2018). Integrin α2 marks a niche of trophoblast progenitor cells in first trimester human placenta. Development 145, dev162305. doi:10.1242/dev.162305.

-> New: Margherita Y. Turco, Lucy Gardner, Jasmine Hughes, Tereza Cindrova-Davies, Maria J. Gomez, Lydia Farrell, Michael Hollinshead, Steven G.E. Marsh, Jan J. Brosens, Hilary O. Critchley, Benjamin D. Simons, Myriam Hemberger, Bon-Kyoung Koo, Ashley Moffett & Graham J. Burton (2017). Long-term, hormone-responsive organoid cultures of human endometrium in a chemically-defined medium. Nat Cell Biol. 19(5): 568–577. doi:10.1038/ncb3516.

-> New: Margherita Y. Turco, Lucy Gardner, Richard G. Kay, Russell S. Hamilton, Malwina Prater, Michael S. Hollinshead, Alasdair McWhinnie, Laura Esposito, Ridma Fernando, Helen Skelton, Frank Reimann, Fiona M. Gribble, Andrew Sharkey, Steven G. E. Marsh, Stephen O’Rahilly, Myriam Hemberger, Graham J. Burton & Ashley Moffett (2018). Trophoblast organoids as a model for maternal–fetal interactions during human placentation. Nature Communications.

Schmidt, A., Morales-Prieto, D.M, Pastuschek, J., Fröhlich, K. & Markert, U.R. (2015): Only humans have human placentas: molecular differences between mice and humans. Journal of Reproductive Immunology. Article in press. DOI:

Vähäkangas, K., Myllynen, P., 2006. Experimental methods to study human transplacental exposure to genotoxic agents. Mutat. Res. 608(2), 129-135.