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Uterine expression of leukemia inhibitory factor coincides with the onset of blastocyst implantation.
Leukemia inhibitory factor as an anti-apoptotic mitogen for pluripotent mouse embryonic stem cells in a serum-free medium without feeder cells.
Leukemia inhibitory factor and phosphorylation of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3
(1998) Neural precursor differentiation into astrocytes requires signaling through the leukemia inhibitory factor receptor.
Muiler-Newen, "Novel inhibitors for murine and human leukemia inhibitory factor based on fused soluble receptors," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Hendriks et al., "Leukemia inhibitory factor is produced by myelin-reactive T cells from multiple sclerosis patients and protects against tumor necrosis factor-a-induced oligodendrocyte apoptosis," Journal of Neuroscience Research, vol.
Leukemia inhibitory factor: part of a large ingathering family.
Genetically modified cells producing various nervous-system growth factors--such as nerve growth factors (NGF), brain-derived growth factors (BDGF), and neurotrophin-3 (NT-3) or leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF)--have been shown to promote regeneration after transplantation to the rat SCI model.
(56) In addition, other factors of potential interest include the leukemia inhibitory factor, which is expressed in the surface and glandular epithelium of the endometrium.
This E2 induces the temporal expression of leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF), supposed to be mainly expressed in the uterine glands (11).
The team further showed that the protective effect was mediated by a soluble factor released by the transplanted cells, called "leukemia inhibitory factor."
Leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF), a member of the interleukin-6 (IL-6) family, is a cytokine which seems to play a pivotal role in human and murine reproduction [2-5].