Cellular Aspects of Ovum Implantation and Decidualization in the Rat

  • C. Tachi
  • S. Tachi
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 4)


Ovum implantation and decidualization, which is an integral part of the implan­tation, are complex phenomena governed by numerous endocrine as well as cell biological factors. Many reviews and treatises are available in the literature dealing with different aspects of these two important episodes in mammalian reproduction (e.g., Amoroso, 1952; Shelesnyak, 1957; Enders and Schlafke, 1965; De Feo, 1967; Potts, 1969; S. Tachi et al., 1970; Finn, 1971; McLaren, 1972). In this chapter, attention is focused on the cell biological aspects of endometrial adaptation during decidualization in the rat.


Stromal Cell Mitogenic Action Luminal Epithelial Cell Glandular Epithelial Cell Cellular Aspect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Tachi
    • 1
  • S. Tachi
    • 1
  1. 1.Zoological Institute, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan

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