Edinburgh Reproductive Tissue Biobank

Completed projects

The Biobank finished projects.

Project title and Biobank Code

Pathogenesis of Listeria monocytogenes infection during invasion of fetoplacental barrier
ERTBB-004
 
Regulation of lipid metabolism in obese pregnant women
ERTBB-005

 

Anti-inflammatory and pro-resolution lipid mediators in parturition
ERTBB-006

 

The role of lipid mediators in human parturition
ERTBB-007

 

Obesity and pregnancy – effects in the placenta
ERTBB-008

 

The functional role of prokineticin-1 in parturition – a novel inflammatory target amenable to therapeutic blockade in preterm labour?
ERTBB-009

 

Regulation and functional inflammatory pathways and mediators in reproduction
ERTBB-010

 

Role of prostaglandins as modulators of the urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA) system during pregnancy
ERTBB-012
 
Effects of Kisspeptin on angiogenesis in the placental vasculature
ERTBB-014

 

Analytical assessment of kisspeptin assay and its clinical utility as a screening tool for pre-eclampsia
ERTBB-016
 
The functional role of myometrial toll-like receptor activation in human parturition
ERTBB-017

 

Obesity and Pregnancy – Effects on placental anatomy
ERTBB-018

 

Role of lipid mediators lipoxins in the modulation of inflammation during labour
ERTBB-019

 

Anti-inflammatory and pro-resolution lipid mediators in parturition (amnion and chorion for explant expts)
ERTBB-020
 
Novel mediators of inflammatory pathways in labour – GPR43
ERTBB-023
 
Pro-angiogenic effects of kinins in feto-placental endothelial cells
ERTBB-025
 
A novel core promoter of the chorionic Gonadotropin Beta (CGB) gene enables tissue-specific expression in the placenta of the common marmoset monkey (Callithrix jacchus)
ERTBB-034

 

Novel mediators of inflammatory pathways in labour – Short Chain Fatty Acid receptor GPR43
ERTBB-035

 

Prokineticins – assessing their role in parturition
ERTBB-039