Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 7th, 2002
Medical researchers at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, believe uterine tumors produce elevated levels of the protein, and it may be a cause of infertility when produced during certain phases of the menstrual cycle.
"Glycodelin, a glycoprotein, is present in both blood plasma and uterine flushings," said Spencer S. Richlin and Emory School of Medicine coauthors. "It has been implicated in the process of implantation and angiogenesis."
Researchers say that during the secretory phase of...
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