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New directions to understand and learn from embryonic diapause in mammals

Comizzoli P

Embryonic diapause is a key strategy to extend pregnancy until conditions are ideal for birth and postnatal survival. There is still a lot to discover about this unique phenomenon observed in more than 130 mammalian species. The present review aims at complementing existing research efforts by (1) identifying new directions for a better understanding of embryonic diapause in mammals and (2) considering this complex mechanism as a source of inspiration for other areas in cellul...