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 Implantation Chorionic villi Entervillous space



Hansis C. Totipotency, cell differentiation and reprogramming in humans. Reprod Biomed Online. 2006; 13: 551-117.


Hansis C and Edwards RG. Cell differentiation in the preimplantation human embryo. Reprod Biomed Online 2003; 6: 215-220



Diederich K, Fauser BCJM, Devroey P, Griesinger G. on behalf of the Evian Annual Reproduction (EVAR) Workshop Group. The role of the endometrium and embryo in human implantation. Human Reproduction Update 2007: 13; 365-377


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Bischof P, Aplin JD, Bentin-Ley U, Brannstrom M, Casslen B, Castrillo JL, Classen-Linke I, Critchley HO, Devoto L, D'Hooghe T, Horcajadas JA, Groothuis P, Ivell R, Pongrantz I, Macklon NS, Sharkey A, Vicovac L, White JO, Winterhager E, von Wolff M, Simon C, Stavreus-Evers A. Implantation of the human embryo: research lines and models. From the implantation research network 'Fruitful'. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2006; 62: 206-216.


Aplin JD. The cell biological basis of human implantation. Baillieres Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2000;14: 757-764.


Norwitz ER, Schust DJ and Fisher SJ. Implantation and survival of early pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2001; 345: 1400-1408


Burton GJ, Jauniaux E, Charnock-Jones DS. Human Early Placental Development: Potential Roles of the Endometrial Glands. Placenta 2007; 21: S64-S69



Lopes FL, Desmarais JA, Murphy BD. Embryonic diapause and it regulation. Reproduction 2004; 128: 669-678


Chorionic villi

Lisman BAM, van den Hoff MJB, Boer K, Bleeker OP, Groningen K, Exalto N. The architecture of first trimester chorionic villous vascularization: a confocal laser scanning microscopical study. Human Reprod 2007; 22: 2254-2260


Huppertz B, Burton G, Cross JC, Kingdom CP. Placental Morphology: From molecule to Mother – A dedication to Peter Kaufmann – A review. Placenta 2006: 27; Suppl A: S3-8


Kingdom J, Huppertz B, Seaward G, Kaufmann P. Development of the placental villous tree and its consequences for fetal growth. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2000; 92: 35-43


Exocoelomic cavity

Jauniaux E and Gulbis B. Fluid compartments of the embryonic environment. Human Reprod. 2000; 6; 268 - 278


Intervillous space

Jauniaux E, Poston L, Burton GJ. Placental-related diseases of pregnancy: involvement of oxidative stress and implications in human evolution. Human Reprod Update. 2006; 12: 747-755


Burton GJ, Jauniaux E and watson AL. Maternal arterial connections to the placental intervillous space during the first trimester of human pregnancy: The Boyd collection revisited. Am J Obstet Gynaecol 1999; 181: 718-714