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Despite the fact that a link between cholesterol and the myometrium has been clearly established, no study investigating aspects of cholesterol metabolism and uterine dystocia currently exists. This study is a pilot study whose aim is to test the hypothesis that an association between uterine dystocia and single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the genes coding for the LXRs.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Whole blood sampling
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nîmes
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:27-0400
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Cholesterol is a waxy steroid metabolite found in the cell membranes and transported in the blood plasma. It is an important structural component of mammalian cell membranes, where it is establishes proper membrane permeability and fluidity. Cholesterol ...