Placental growth hormones

  title={Placental growth hormones},
  author={Marie-Christine Lacroix and Jean Guibourdenche and Jean-Louis Frendo and Guillaume Pidoux and Dr. Dani{\`e}le Evain-Brion},
Survival and development of the mammalian conceptus depends on a variety of factors. Fetal growth is controlled by genetic and environmental determinants that may limit the mother’s capacity to provide an appropriate environment (e.g., space, nutrients, temperature). Exchanges between the mother and fetus take place within the placenta. Interestingly, despite the diversity of mammalian species in terms of placental structure and hormonal functions, placental size at term always correlates with… CONTINUE READING
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