Amniotic fluid prostaglandin D2 in spontaneous and augmented labor

Gregory K. Berryman, Daniel M. Strickland, Gary D.V. Hankins, Murray D. Mitchell

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Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) was quantified in human amniotic fluid obtained from women in various phases of the first stage of spontaneous labor, augmented labor, and induced labor. PGD2 increased significantly only in late labor in the spontaneous and augmented labor groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1611-1614
Number of pages4
JournalLife Sciences
Issue number13
StatePublished - Sep 28 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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