Fetal and material ovine placental lactogen during hyperglycaemia, hypoglycaemia and fasting.


Hyperglycaemia was produced in chronically catheterized fetal lambs and pregnant-ewes by the infusion of glucose into the fetus. Plasma concentration of placenta lactogen did not change significantly in either fetal or maternal circulation. Fetal and maternal hypoglycaemia was induced by administration of insulin to the fetus and ewe separately. Plasma… (More)


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