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Perinatal Biochemistry - Emelio Herrera

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9780849369445
Number Of Pages: 270

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Intrauterine development and birth constitute an uninterrupted sequence of events that have a molecular physiologic background. "Perinatal Biochemistry" presents a comprehensive review of this subject. Specific topics addressed include maternal metabolism during pregnancy, maternal insulin resistance, embryonic and foetal metabolism and fuel consumption, the foetal pancreas, growth factors, brain metabolism, and biochemical adaptations to early extrauterine life. Features include coverage of all major aspects of maternal and foetal metabolism during gestation, with special emphasis on transitory changes occuring at different stages of pregnancy; practical examples and clinical applications; a discussion of major changes in maternal metabolism including carbohydrate-lipid interactions, lipoprotein metabolism, and amino acid metabolism.

Carbohydrate-Lipid Interactions in Pregnancyp. 1
Lipoprotein Metabolism in Pregnancyp. 19
Maternal Amino Acid Metabolism During Pregnancyp. 53
Insulin Resistance in Pregnancyp. 69
Placental Nutrient Metabolism and Transportp. 93
Growth, Differentiation, and Energy Metabolism in Embryos of Various Gestational Agesp. 131
Fuel Metabolism in the Fetusp. 149
Structural and Biochemical Maturation of the Fetal Endocrine Pancreasp. 181
Fetal Growth Factorsp. 193
Nutrient Metabolism and Fetal Brain Developmentp. 213
Biochemical Adaptations to Early Extrauterine Lifep. 233
Indexp. 259
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ISBN: 9780849369445
ISBN-10: 0849369444
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 270
Published: 1st January 1992
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1

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