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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 689768, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/689768
Research Article

Autophagy and Human Parturition: Evaluation of LC3 Expression in Placenta from Spontaneous or Medically Induced Onset of Labor

1Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Health Sciences, San Paolo Hospital Medical School, University of Milan, Via A. di Rudinì 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
2Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratories, Department of Health Sciences, San Paolo Hospital Medical School, University of Milan, Via A. di Rudinì 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
3Unit of Human Pathology, Department of Health Sciences, San Paolo Hospital Medical School, University of Milan, Via A. di Rudinì 8, 20142 Milan, Italy

Received 3 April 2013; Revised 7 June 2013; Accepted 11 June 2013

Academic Editor: Takeshi Noda

Copyright © 2013 Laura Avagliano et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Laura Avagliano, Luana Danti, Patrizia Doi, Salvatore Felis, Marta Guala, Anna Locatelli, Ilaria Maffeo, Federico Mecacci, Cristina Plevani, Serena Simeone, and Gaetano Pietro Bulfamante, “Autophagy in placentas from acidotic newborns: an immunohistochemical study of LC3 expression,” Placenta, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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