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Control of Uterine Contractility

1st Edition

Edited by Robert E. Garfield, Thomas N. Tabb


442 pages

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Published in 1994: The Editors have outlines many advances in the field of uterine physiology in hopes of furthering the science.

Table of Contents

1. Ion Channels and the Control of Uterine Contractility

Jean Mironneau

2. Control of Uterine Contractility: Human Tissue

Roger C. Young

3. Role of Cell-to-Cell Coupling in Control of Myometrial Contractility and Labor

R. E. Garfield

4. Diverse Receptors and G Protreins Control the Generation of cAmp, Inositol Phosphates, and Tension in the Myometrium

Simone Harbon et al.

5. Modification of Ca2+ Regulatory Systems

B. M Sanborn et al.

6. Mechanisms of Ca2+ Transport in Myometrium

S. A. Kosterin et al.

7. Molecular Biology of Calcium Pumps in Myometrium

Joanne O’ Reilly and Ashok Grover

8. Ca2+ Modulation System of Myometrial Contraction During Gestation

Hidetaka Izumi

9. Role of Steroids in the Onset of Labor

Guy Germain, Marie-Josephe Leroy, and Michelle Breuiller-Fouche

10. Steroid Hormone Receptors Involved in Reproduction: Mechanism of Action

Paul Robert and Etienne-Emile Baulieu

11. The Roles and Regulation of Prostaglandins Within the Uterus

Murray D. Mitchell et al.

12 Role of Growth Factors and Cytokines in the Control of Uterine Contractility

Chandrassekhar Yallampalli

13. Immune Control of Pregnancy

Gerard Chouat et al.

14. Immune Control of Myometrial Contractility: Role of Mast Cells

Thomas N. Tabb

15 Neural Input to the Uterus and Influence

R. E. Papka and R. L. Shew

16. Pharmacological Strategies for Uterine Relaxation

Michael Hollingsworth et al.

About the Editors

Robert E. Garfield, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of Reproductive Sciences in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at The Univesity of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

Thomas N. Tabb, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics