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Centre for Trophoblast Research


Yassen Abbas, Carolin Melati Oefner, William J. Polacheck, Lucy Gardner, Lydia Farrell, Andrew Sharkey, Roger Kamm, Ashley Moffett, Michelle L. Oyen (2017) A microfluidics assay to study invasion of human placental trophoblast cells.  Journal of the Royal Society Interface;

Burton, G.J., Yung, H.W. and Murray, A.J. (2017) Oxygen and placental development; parallels and differences with tumour biology. Placenta, Epub ahead of print.

Kato, Y., Oyen, M.L. and Burton, G.J. (2017) Villous tree model with active contractions for estimating blood flow conditions in the human placenta. The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal, in press.

 Lu, L., Kingdom, J., Burton, G.J. and Cindrova-Davies, T. (2017) Placental stem villus arterial remodeling associated with reduced hydrogen sulfide synthesis contributes to human fetal growth restriction. American Journal of Pathology, Epub ahead of print.

Majali-Martinez, A., Velicky, P., Pollheimer, J., Knöfler, M., Yung, H.W., Burton, G.J., Tabrizi-Wizsy, N.G., Lang, U., Hiden, U., Desoye, G. and Dieber-Rotheneder, M. (2017). Endothelin-1 down-regulates matrix metalloproteinase 14 and 15 expression in human first trimester trophoblasts via endothelin receptor type B: implications for trophoblast invasion and pre-eclampsia. Human Reproduction, 32, 46-54.

Sovio U, Gaccioli F, Cook E, Hund M, Charnock-Jones DS, Smith GCS. (2017) Prediction of Preeclampsia Using the Soluble Fms-Like Tyrosine Kinase 1:Placental Growth Factor Ratio. A Prospective Cohort Study of Unselected Nulliparous Women. Hypertension 69:731-738.

Vallot C., Patrat C., Collier A.J., Huret C., Casanova M., Liyakat Ali T.M., Tosolini M., Frydman N., Heard E., Rugg-Gunn P.J. and Rougeulle C. (2017). XACT Noncoding RNA Competes with XIST in the Control of X Chromosome Activity during Human Early Development. Cell Stem Cell 20:102-111. 


Book chapters:

Burton, G.J. and Jauniaux, E.R.M. (2017) Hemochorial Development. In: Early Pregnancy (eds. R.G. Farquharson and M.D. Stephenson). 2nd Edition. CUP, Cambridge.