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- Matsuda-Minehata, Fuko; Katsumura, Momoko; Kijima, Sho; Christenson, Ronald K.; Imakawa, Kazuhiko
- Molecular reproduction and development 2005 v.72 no.1 pp. 7
- sheep; gene expression; interferons; promoter regions; recombinant DNA; reporter genes; chloramphenicol acetyltransferase; binding sites; transcription factors
- ... Regulation of interferon-tau (IFN tau) production, a conceptus secretory protein implicated in the process of maternal recognition of pregnancy, has not been fully elucidated. Among more than 10 ovine IFN tau (oIFN tau) gene sequences characterized, approximately 75% of oIFN tau transcripts expressed in utero is derived from oIFN tau-o10 gene and amounts of transcripts from other oIFN tau genes su ...