Placenta

Known as: Placentomes, Placentome, Placentoma, Normal 
A highly vascularized mammalian fetal-maternal organ and major site of transport of oxygen, nutrients, and fetal waste products. It includes a fetal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Humans and their microbiomes have coevolved as a physiologic community composed of distinct body site niches with metabolic and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The placenta is the principal metabolic, respiratory, excretory, and endocrine organ for the first 9 months of fetal life. Its… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
The environment in which the fetus develops is critical for its survival and long-term health. The regulation of normal human… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The hematopoietic system develops during embryogenesis at temporally and anatomically restricted sites. The anatomical origin of… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Pregnancy is a state of oxidative stress arising from increased placental mitochondrial activity and production of reactive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Mammalian embryos have an intimate relationship with their mothers, particularly with the placental vasculature from which… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We characterized a new human ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter gene that is highly expressed in the placenta. The gene, ABCP… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
A timescale is necessary for estimating rates of molecular and morphological change in organisms and for interpreting patterns of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Leptin is a circulating hormone that is expressed abundantly and specifically in the adipose tissue1–5. It is involved in the… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Women are particularly susceptible to malaria during first and second pregnancies, even though they may have developed immunity… (More)
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