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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2015; 61(2): 111-119


O.S. Kryvopustov1 , V.E. Dosenko2

  1. O.O.Bogomoletz National Medical University;
  2. O.O.Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv


This article presents the current understanding of progesterone and its role in female reproductive function, described the structure and functionality of the progesterone receptor. The attention is focused on the meaning of the terms miscarriage and preterm delivery. Was described the today known causes of the miscarriage and preterm delivery, shown the value of single nucleotide polymorphisms of the progesterone receptor in miscarriage and preterm delivery by the analysis of publications in recent years in order to find connections between different polymorphisms of the progesterone receptor gene and a spontaneous abortion, premature labor, recurrent miscarriage and its impact on progesterone therapy.

Keywords: progesteron; progesteron receptor polimorphism; miscarrige; spontaneous abortion; premature birth.


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