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Homework Help: DNA + Genetics

Posted by Lena on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 12:13pm.

During the menstrual cycle, the ovarian steroid hormones estrogen and progesterone control a dramatic transcriptional reprogramming of endometrial stromal cells (ESCs) leading to a receptive state for blastocyst implantation and the establishment of pregnancy. A key marker gene of this decidualization process is the prolactin gene.

What is a marker gene? :S

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