Placental glycogen metabolism changes during walker tumour growth.

  title={Placental glycogen metabolism changes during walker tumour growth.},
  author={M{\'e}rcia Tancredo Toledo and Maria Cristina Cintra Gomes Marcondes},
  volume={25 5},
The placenta provides all energy and nutrient requirements for healthy fetal development. The placenta in rats is capable of storing glycogen, although the placenta cells must therefore mobilize stored glycogen to its own glucose supply. Moreover, maternal glucose and/or placental lactate furnished the fetal growth. Adult female Wistar rats were divided into three groups: Control-C, tumour bearing-W; injected ascitic fluid-A. The rats were sacrificed on the 16th, 19th or 21st day of gestation… CONTINUE READING
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