JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE, vol.47, no.10, pp.809-815, 2002 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
fetal membranes, premature rupture, apoptosis, bcl-2 genes, bax, CELL-DEATH, PLACENTAL APOPTOSIS, DEGRADATION, ACTIVATION, PREGNANCY, LABOR
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
OBJECTIVE: To examine the degree of apoptosis in human fetal membranes associated with premature rupture Of membranes (PROM) as compared with normal pregnancies and to evaluate the expression of proapoptotic bax and antiapoptotic bcl-2 gene products.