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Progesterone Acts via the Nuclear Glucocorticoid Receptor to Suppress IL-1β-Induced COX-2 Expression in Human Term Myometrial Cells

  • Kaiyu Lei,

    Affiliations: Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, London, United Kingdom

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  • Li Chen,

    Affiliations: Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Third Military Medical University Southwest Hospital, Chongqing, P. R. China

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  • Ektoras X. Georgiou,

    Affiliation: Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom

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  • Suren R. Sooranna,

    Affiliations: Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, London, United Kingdom

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  • Shirin Khanjani,

    Affiliation: Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, London, United Kingdom

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  • Jan J. Brosens,

    Affiliation: Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, London, United Kingdom

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  • Phillip R. Bennett,

    Affiliation: Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, London, United Kingdom

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  • Mark R. Johnson mail

    mark.johnson@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: November 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050167

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