Cell Death in Reproductive Physiology

ISBN: 978-1-4612-7351-6 (Print) 978-1-4612-1944-6 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Pages 1-7

    Dissecting the Functions, Mechanisms, and Genes of Physiological Cell Death in Reproductive Tissues: An Overview

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    Pages 8-18

    C. elegans as a Model system for Germ Cell Death

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    Pages 19-31

    Stem Cell Factor Regulation of Apoptosis in Mouse Primordial Germ Cells

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    Pages 32-47

    Developmental Consequences of Programmed Cell Death in Human Preimplantation Embryos

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    Pages 48-66

    Control of Apoptosis in the Uterus during Decidualization

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    Pages 67-73

    Molecular Mechanisms of Müllerian Inhibiting Substance-Mediated Apoptosis

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    Pages 74-77

    A Program of Cell Death and Extracellular Matrix Degradation in Fetal Membranes Prior to Labor

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    Pages 78-92

    Apoptosis-Susceptible Versus-Resistant Granulosa Cells from Hen Ovarian Follicles

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    Pages 93-102

    Ultrastructural Aspects of cAMP and p53-Mediated Apoptosis in Normal and ras-Transformed Granulosa Cells

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    Pages 103-110

    Regulation of Apoptosis Versus Mitosis in Immature Granulosa Cells

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    Pages 111-124

    Cell-to-Cell Contact and the Role of Cadherins Cell Survival

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    Pages 125-140

    The Central Role of Basement Membrane in Functional Differentiation, Apoptosis, and Cancer

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    Pages 141-160

    Reactive Oxygen Species and Antioxidants in Luteal Cell Demise

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    Pages 161-181

    Potential Regulators of Physiological Cell Death in the Corpus Luteum

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    Pages 182-193

    ICER and the Nuclear Response to cAMP

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    Pages 194-207

    Clinical Ramifications of Apoptosis in the Human Testis

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    Pages 208-229

    Apoptosis and Tumor Invasion in Hormone-Dependent Cancers

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    Pages 230-248

    Cell Volume Regulation and the Movement of Ions during Apoptosis

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    Pages 249-271

    Apoptosis in the Ovary: The Role of DNase I

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    Pages 272-291

    Synthetic Estrogen-Mediated Alterations in Uterine Cell Fate

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 293-307