"Decidua" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The hormone-responsive glandular layer of ENDOMETRIUM that sloughs off at each menstrual flow (decidua menstrualis) or at the termination of pregnancy. During pregnancy, the thickest part of the decidua forms the maternal portion of the PLACENTA, thus named decidua placentalis. The thin portion of the decidua covering the rest of the embryo is the decidua capsularis.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Decidua" by people in Profiles.
Adrenomedullin improves fertility and promotes pinopodes and cell junctions in the peri-implantation endometrium. Biol Reprod. 2017 Sep 01; 97(3):466-477.
Choriodecidual cells from term human pregnancies show distinctive functional properties related to the induction of labor. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2014 Jan; 71(1):86-93.
Florid diffuse peritoneal deciduosis mimicking carcinomatosis in a primigravida patient: a case report and review of the literature. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013; 6(11):2615-9.
Evidence for a role for the adaptive immune response in human term parturition. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2013 Mar; 69(3):212-30.
Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) enhanced proteolysis of IGF-binding protein-4 in conditioned medium from primary cultures of human decidua: independence from IGF receptor binding. Endocrinology. 1993 Oct; 133(4):1525-31.