Vol. 22 (1) 2001 Neuro endocrinology letters

Gestational progesterone suppresses embryotoxic action of the complement system to chick embryo.

OBJECTIVE: In this paper the relation between progesterone levels and embryotoxic effect of serum complement was studied.

DESIGN: The aim of this study was to validate hypothesis that progesterone is strong inhibitor of complement embryotoxic action.

SETTING: We used chick embryo like an e.....