Metabolic Adaptation to Extrauterine Life

Volume 1 of the series Developments in Perinatal Medicine pp 109-131

Factors Affecting Intra Uterine Glycogen Storage

  • Jeanne M. Roux

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In a review about foetal glycogen reserves, it is obvious to make mention of the work of Claude Bernard (1) who claimed in 1859 that the presence of large amounts of glycogen in the foetal tissues was essential for growth and differentiation.