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Sialic acid in newborn and maternal lymphocytes: preterm deliveries.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4085923     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sialic acid was determined in newborn and maternal lymphocytes immediately after preterm deliveries of 34 and 35 weeks of gestation. The results were compared with those found in full-term deliveries. In contrast with full-term deliveries, in preterm deliveries a significant increase in sialic acid in maternal as compared to newborn lymphocytes was found. However, the mean cumulative value of sialic acid for maternal and newborn lymphocytes was similar in both groups. In addition to this, sialic acid concentrations seem to be sex-dependent and higher mean cumulative values for maternal and newborn lymphocytes could be found for male as compared to female newborns after full- as well as after preterm deliveries.
H Levinsky; L Komlos; J Notmann; J Landmann; F Dulitzky; J Goldman; I Halbrecht; D Allalouf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecologic and obstetric investigation     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0378-7346     ISO Abbreviation:  Gynecol. Obstet. Invest.     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-03-19     Completed Date:  1986-03-19     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7900587     Medline TA:  Gynecol Obstet Invest     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  204-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Fetal Blood / analysis*
Infant, Newborn
Lymphocytes / analysis*
N-Acetylneuraminic Acid
Obstetric Labor, Premature / blood*
Sialic Acids / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Sialic Acids; 131-48-6/N-Acetylneuraminic Acid

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