Polyunsaturated fatty acid accretion in first- and second-trimester human fetal brain: lack of correlation with levels in paired placental samples.


Accretion of polyunsaturated fatty acids was examined in human fetal brain and the corresponding placenta from 20 pregnancies covering the gestational ages 9 to 22 weeks to provide data for the first and second trimesters and to complement existing data for the third trimester and early postnatal periods and also to investigate any correlation between the… (More)


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