Pre-eclampsia: a disorder of placental mitochondria?

Abstract

Pre-eclampsia is a common, pregnancy-induced, multisystem disease leading to severe complications in the mother and foetus. The aetiology of pre-eclampsia remains a mystery, but a growing body of evidence suggests that a mitochondrial defect might cause the impairement of differentiation and invasion of the trophoblast that leads to this disorder. This… (More)

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