Infertility Gene

In work to appear this week on the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences website, Milan Bagchi, professor of molecular and integrative physiology showed that a specific transcription factor must be present in the uterus of mice in order for pregnancy to occur. "'This protein in the mouse is also in humans,' Bagchi said. 'We believe it plays a critical role in human pregnancy.'"

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January 17, 2006 All News