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Editorial Introduction

  • Olga Genbačev
  • Arnold Klopper
  • Rebecca Beaconsfield

Abstract

There is no organ that can be compared with the placenta when we consider it as a source. Whether delivered as an abortus or at full term, we hold in our hands a mass of diverse tissue from which we can derive inter alia, nucleic acids, lectins, growth factors and hormones.

Keywords

Growth Factor Nucleic Acid Major Step Amniotic Membrane Full Term 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Olga Genbačev
    • 1
  • Arnold Klopper
    • 2
  • Rebecca Beaconsfield
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Endocrinology, Immunology, and NutritionINEPZemunYugoslavia
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyUniversity of AberdeenAberdeenScotland, UK
  3. 3.SCIP Research UnitUniversity of LondonLondonUK

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