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Third-party-funded project

Molecular genetics of infertility

Project management at the University of Würzburg:

Participating scientists:

Inactivation of the gene for LIF leads to infertility in female mice. We have investigated the genotype of infertile patients, and found that mutations in the LIF gene are significantly more frequent in these patients in comparison to controls.

Key words:
    Transgenic mice

Projekt period: from 01.1998 to 12.2001

Funding institution:
DFG ( To 61/8-3 und 61/8-4 ) ,Granting date: 07.07.1997
Landeshaushalt Wissenschaftsministerium


Institute for Clinical Neurobiology