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Society for Reproduction and Fertility Annual Conference 2015

Oxford, UK
20 Jul 2015 - 22 Jul 2015

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SRF New Investigator Award lecture

ra0002s008 | SRF New Investigator Award lecture | SRF2015

Molecular mechanisms regulating early equine placental development in health and disease

de Mestre A M , Read J E , Rose B , Cabrera-Sharp V

Early pregnancy loss (EPL) affecting between 6 and 15% of equine pregnancies remains a significant issue for the £3.5 billion Thoroughbred breeding and equestrian industries. Very little is known about the causes of pregnancy failure in the horse, although it is likely to involve a multitude of failed physiological processes and/or environmental insults. Our laboratory aims to identify key mechanisms that regulate the differentiation and function of trophoblast cells in b...