Chorioamniontis in preterm delivery is associated with degradation of decorin and biglycan and depletion of hyaluronan in fetal membranes.

M Meinert, Anders Malmström, A C Petersen, G V Eriksen, N Uldbjerg

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Abstract

The proteoglycan decorin stabilizes collagen whereas biglycan and hyaluronan disrupt well-organized collagen. The aim was to determine the concentrations of these constituents in fetal membranes in relation to gestational age, preterm labour, PPROM and chorioamnionitis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)546-551
JournalPlacenta
Volume35
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine

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