Transfer of bisphenol A across the human placenta.

  title={Transfer of bisphenol A across the human placenta.},
  author={Biju Balakrishnan and Kimiora Henare and Eric B. Thorstensen and Anna P. Ponnampalam and Murray David Mitchell},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={202 4},
OBJECTIVE The objective of the investigation was to study placental transfer and conjugation of bisphenol A (BPA) across the human placenta. STUDY DESIGN Human placentae obtained from healthy term singleton pregnancies were utilized in a dual recirculating model of ex vivo placental perfusion. Seven placentae were perfused with BPA (10 ng/mL) added to the maternal perfusate for 180 minutes. Antipyrine and fluorescein isothiocyanate dextran were used as positive and negative controls… CONTINUE READING
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