Fetal Nutrition, Metabolism, and Immunology: The Role of the Placenta

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468411935
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Series: Trophoblast Research Series , #1
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 387
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

History of the Rochester Trophoblast Conferences.- Nutrition.- Nutrition, Intrauterine Growth Retardation and the Placenta.- The Ultrastructural Basis of the Nutritional Transfer: Evidence of Different Patterns in the Plasma Membranes of the Multilayered Placental Barrier.- Human Placental Amino Acid Transfer and Metabolism in Oxygenated and Anoxic Conditions.- Bidirectional Transfer of—-Aminoisobutyric Acid by the Perfused Human Placental Lobule.- The Effects of Anoxia on Human Placental Metabolism and Fetal Substrate Profile Investigated by an In Vitro Placental Perfusion Technique.- Clearance of—-Aminoisobutyric Acid during In Situ Perfusion of the Guinea Pig Placenta.- Factors Affecting the Uptake of—-Amino Acids by Human Placental Villus: Acetylcholine, Phospholipid Methylation, Ca++ and Cytoskeletal Organization.- Depression of Amino Acid Uptake in Human Placental Villus by Cocaine, Morphine and Nicotine.- Transport of Nutrients in the Early Human Placenta: Amino Acid, Creatine, Vitamin B12.- Studies on the Placental Hydrolysis and Transfer of Lipids to the Fetal Guinea Pig.- Doppler Assessment of Fetoplacental Circulatory Dynamics.- Fine Structure of the Human Chorion Laeve.- Nutrition Reports.- Metabolism.- Enzymes, Receptors, Metabolism and Placental Function.- cAMP-Dependent Protein Kinase and cAMP, cGMP and Calcium Stimulated Phosphorylation in Human Placenta: Comparison of Cytosol and Membrane Fractions.- Interaction between Membrane Function and Protein Synthesis in the Human Placenta In Vitro.- Metabolic Changes in Human Placental Tissue in Diabetes Mellitus.- Steroid and Protein Metabolism by the Trophoblast.- In Vivo and In Vitro Studies of the Dehydroepiandosterone Sulfate Metabolism in Cases of Impaired Estrogen Secretion.- The Placenta as a Target Tissue for Steroids.- The Placental Secretion of SP1: A Comparison of Concentrations in Retroplacental and Peripheral Blood.- Storage and Release of Renin and hCG in Trophoblast from Human Chorion Laeve.- The Arachidonic Acid Pathway and the Secretion of Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) and Progesterone by the Cultured Human Choriocarcinoma JEG-3 Cell.- Metabolism Reports.- Immunology.- Antibody-Induced Abortion in pp Women in Three Different Studies.- A Cell-Mediated Immune Defect in Recurrent Spontaneous Abortions.- Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A (PAPP-A) is a Specific Inhibitor of the Third Component of Human Complement.- The Embryopathologic Effects of Teratogenic Yolk Sac Antiserum.- Analysis of Sera from Monkeys with Histories of Fetal Wastage and the Identification of Teratogenicity in Sera from Human Chronic Spontaneous Aborters using Rat Embryo Cultures.- Prolonged Survival of Human Decidual Grafts in a Xenogeneic Host.- Immunology Reports.- List of Contributors.

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