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How important are cytokines in the embryo implantation process?

By Dr. Manuel Muñoz.
Last Update: 09/20/2011

Cytokines are proteins that regulate interactions between different cells in the body and therefore contribute to the "dialogue" between them. It is logical to think that this interaction or dialogue between the endometrium and the embryo is modulated, among others, by this set of proteins called cytokines. Their function is key, and each day it is understood a little better what is the role they play and what is their true relevance.

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Dr. Manuel Muñoz
Dr. Manuel Muñoz
Gynecologist
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Alicante in 1992. Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Doctor of Medicine by the University of Valencia (2012). Sub-specialty in Reproductive Medicine at IVI Valencia. Level III ultrasound SESEGO. Director of IVI Alicante and IVI Elche.
Licence: 3005457
Gynecologist. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Alicante in 1992. Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Doctor of Medicine by the University of Valencia (2012). Sub-specialty in Reproductive Medicine at IVI Valencia. Level III ultrasound SESEGO. Director of IVI Alicante and IVI Elche. Licence: 3005457.
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