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Cellular growth of the placenta in twin pregnancy late in gestation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4022946     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In order to establish the pattern of cellular growth in placentae from human twin pregnancy, the total placental concentrations of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and protein were determined. Twin placentae from 31 to 40 weeks' gestation were analysed from 40 pregnancies whose precise gestational ages were known. The study has shown that nuclear multiplication continues until placental growth in weight itself comes to an end. Increase in placental weight was caused by cellular hyperplasia without hypertrophy.
Authors:
B S Ward
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Placenta     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0143-4004     ISO Abbreviation:  Placenta     Publication Date:    1985 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-09-06     Completed Date:  1985-09-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006349     Medline TA:  Placenta     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  107-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cell Division
DNA / metabolism
Female
Gestational Age
Humans
Organ Size
Placenta / analysis,  physiology*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Proteins / metabolism
Pregnancy, Multiple*
Twins
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Pregnancy Proteins; 9007-49-2/DNA

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