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Placental Lactogen

Known as: Choriomammotrophin, Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein D, PAPP-D 
A polypeptide hormone of approximately 25 kDa that is produced by the SYNCYTIOTROPHOBLASTS of the PLACENTA, also known as chorionic somatomammotropin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Aims/hypothesisUpregulation of the functional beta cell mass is required to match the physiological demands of mother and fetus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Numerous clinical studies associate an adverse prenatal environment with the development of cardio-metabolic disorders and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The discovery of circulating fetal nucleic acids in maternal plasma has opened up new possibilities for noninvasive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BackgroundThe Prolactin (PRL) hormone gene family shows considerable variation among placental mammals. Whereas there is a single… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Glucocorticoids may underlie the association between prenatal stress, low birth weight and adult stress‐associated disorders, e.g… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Growth and survival of the trophoblast layer of the human placenta depends on continuous incorporation of villous trophoblast… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) are single-chain polypeptides important for cell proliferation and growth. IGFs are produced… Expand
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Review
1983
Review
1983
  • L. Longo
  • The American journal of physiology
  • 1983
  • Corpus ID: 24439587
During the course of gestation the increase of maternal total blood volume and cardiac output may result from two mechanisms… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The nucleotide sequences of three nonallelic human genomic DNA fragments which each contain one member of the growth hormone gene… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The nucleotide sequence of a DNA complementary to human growth hormone messenger RNA was cloned; it contains 29 nucleotides in… Expand
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