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conceptus

[kən′sep·təs]
(biology)
The product of a conception, including the embryo or fetus and extraembryonic membranes, at any stage of development from fertilization to birth.
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Four micrograms of total RNA from endometrial, chorioallantoic, and conceptus tissues were treated with DNase I (Promega, Madison, WI, USA) and reverse transcribed using SuperScript II Reverse Transcriptase (Invitrogen, USA) to obtain cDNAs.
Progesterone and conceptusderived factors important for conceptus survival and growth.
Fate of conceptus and corpus luteum after induced embryonic loss in heifers.
The equine conceptus growth profile during early gestation was studied by GINTHER (1995), who produced a detailed description of embryonic and fetal growth from days nine to 45 after ovulation by using B-mode ultrasonography.
[34] claim that LPA amongst other factors in the uterus may be involved in the elongation of the conceptus during the peri-implantation period in the sheep as well as in mediating the cellular differentiation required for ovine embryo implantation.
For simplicity, we will refer to the conceptus as the fetus.
According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, exposure of less than 5 rad or 50 mGy does not appear to be associated with an appreciable increased rate of foetal anomalies or pregnancy loss.14 Epidemiologic and observational studies have shown a threshold conceptus dose of 100-200 mGy leading to these complications15,16 and the ERCP requires substantially less dose, particularly when the foetus is away from the primary beam.17-19 As per Tham et al,20 we also tried to reduce the radiation dose by limiting fluoroscopy time, shielding the pelvis with lead and avoiding hard copy radiographs, acquiring equally good results.
5 June 2013 - German drug and chemicals maker Bayer AG (ETR:BAYN) said today that it had completed its cash tender offer of USD31.00 (EUR23.69) per share for US contraceptive products firm Conceptus Inc (NASDAQ:CPTS) after securing 96.4% of the target's shares.
Garcia reports receiving grant support from Hologic; being a consultant to Conceptus, Boston Scientific, Ethicon Endosurgery, IOGYN, Minerva, Hologic, Smith & Nephew, and Karl Storz Endoscopy; and being a member of the speakers' bureau for Conceptus, Kad Storz Endoscopy, and Ethicon Endosurgery.
FRANKFURT -- Bayer AG is acquiring California-based Conceptus for an estimated $1.1 billion in a bid to expand its birth control offerings.