MicroRNAs-mediators of myometrial contractility during pregnancy and labour.
Renthal NE, Williams KC, Mendelson CR Nat Rev Endocrinol 2013 May
MicroRNA-200a serves a key role in the decline of progesterone receptor function leading to term and preterm labor.
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Epigenetic regulation of surfactant protein A gene (SP-A) expression in fetal lung reveals a critical role for Suv39h methyltransferases during development and hypoxia.
Benlhabib H, Mendelson CR Mol. Cell. Biol. 2011 May 31 10 1949-58
miR-200 family and targets, ZEB1 and ZEB2, modulate uterine quiescence and contractility during pregnancy and labor.
Renthal NE, Chen CC, Williams KC, Gerard RD, Prange-Kiel J, Mendelson CR Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2010 Nov 107 48 20828-33
Surfactant protein secreted by the maturing mouse fetal lung acts as a hormone that signals the initiation of parturition.
Condon JC, Jeyasuria P, Faust JM, Mendelson CR Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2004 Apr 101 14 4978-83
Regulation of the synthesis of the major surfactant apoprotein in fetal rabbit lung tissue
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Isolation and characterization of a complementary DNA specific for human aromatase cytochrome P-450 mRNA
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Estrogen-Related Receptor ? (ERR?) Regulates Oxygen-Dependent Expression of Voltage-gated Potassium (K+) Channels and Tissue Kallikrein during Human Trophoblast Differentiation.
Luo Y, Kumar P, Mendelson CR Mol. Endocrinol. 2013 Apr
The c-Myc Regulated microRNA (miR)-17~92 and miR-106a~363 Clusters Target CYP19A1 and hGCM1 to Inhibit Human Trophoblast Differentiation.
Kumar P, Luo Y, Tudela C, Alexander JM, Mendelson CR Mol. Cell. Biol. 2013 Feb
Mice deficient in surfactant protein A (SP-A) and SP-D or in TLR2 manifest delayed parturition and decreased expression of inflammatory and contractile genes.
Montalbano AP, Hawgood S, Mendelson CR Endocrinology 2013 Jan 154 1 483-98