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Pregnancy-specific beta-glycoprotein (SP1) in normal pregnancy in Nigeria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2866125     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The circulating levels of pregnancy-specific beta 1-glycoproteins (SP1) were measured in 71 normal pregnant women in Northern Nigeria by immunoelectrophoresis. The levels showed a steady rise up to 34 weeks as in Caucasians and then plateaued with a slight fall just before term. The mean individual values were lower than those found in Caucasians at comparable gestation periods. This was thought to be related to the lower mean fetal weight in the Nigerian women.
Authors:
G C Onyemelukwe; C C Ekwempu; L C Alexander
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1985 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-08     Completed Date:  1986-01-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  347-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Female
Gestational Age
Humans
Nigeria
Pregnancy*
Pregnancy Proteins / blood*
Pregnancy-Specific beta 1-Glycoproteins / blood*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Pregnancy Proteins; 0/Pregnancy-Specific beta 1-Glycoproteins

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