Allen Enders, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
4303 Tupper Hall
Davis Campus

Comparative studies of implantation of the blastocyst and placental formation. Current research projects include examining placentation in mammals in relation to both divergent development and phylogenetic relationships.

Carter AM, Enders AC, Pijnenborg R. The role of invasive trophoblast in implantation and placentation of primates. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 2015 Mar 5; 370 (1663).

Carter AM, Enders AC. The evolution of epitheliochorial placentation. Ann Rev Animal Biosciences 2013 1:443-467.

Carter AM, Enders AC, Jones CJP, Keovichit PK, Hugot JP. A new form of rodent placentation in the relict species, Laonastes aenigmamus (Rodentia: Diatomyidae). Placenta 2013 34:548-558.

Enders AC, Carter AM. The evolving placenta: Different developmental paths to a hemochorial relationship. Placenta 2012 33:S92-98.

Enders AC, Carter AM. The evolving placenta: convergent evolution of variations in the endotheliochorial relationship. Placenta2012 33:319-326.

Enders AC, Blankenship TN. Interstitial trophoblast cells: an enigmatic and variable component of the developing macaque placenta. Placenta2012 33:672-676.

Daane JM, Enders AC, Downs KM. Mesothelium of the murine allantois exhibits distinct regional properties. J Morphol2011 272:536-556.

  • Invited valedictory speaker, Symposium on Endometrial Receptivity and Blastocyst Implantation, Kyoto. (2009)
  • Invited speaker, Symposium on Intra-uterine Programming and Placentation, American Association of Anatomists, EB Conference, Anaheim. (2010)
  • Placenta, Special issue of the International Journal of Developmental Biology, dedicated to Allen Enders (2010)