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Implanting Conceptus

Earliest specimen (H710) available in this set.

  • C - conceptus embedded in the superficial endometrium
  • G - well-developed endometrial glands
  • M - myometrium

(Stain - Haematoxylin Eosin) Scale bar = 1.0 cm.

  • Embryo H710 estimated to be of 43 days GA (menstrual age).
  • conceptus was embedded within the superficial layer of a highly secretory endometrium.
  • uterine glands displayed the sawtooth appearance characteristic of the late secretory phase of the menstrual cycle and were filled with copius secretions.


Links: Implantation | Placenta Development


Reference

Hempstock J, Cindrova-Davies T, Jauniaux E & Burton GJ. (2004). Endometrial glands as a source of nutrients, growth factors and cytokines during the first trimester of human pregnancy: a morphological and immunohistochemical study. Reprod. Biol. Endocrinol. , 2, 58. PMID: 15265238 DOI.


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