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Rheumatology International

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 47–48 | Cite as

Autometallographic demonstration of gold in human fetal liver and placenta

  • B. Møller-Madsen
  • G. Danscher
  • N. Uldbjerg
  • J. G. Allen
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Key words

Gold toxicology Human liver, hepatocytes Human placenta, fibroblasts Lysosomes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Møller-Madsen
    • 1
  • G. Danscher
    • 1
  • N. Uldbjerg
    • 1
  • J. G. Allen
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Anatomy B and Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of AarhusAarhus CDemark

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