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Main Title Birth, distress, and disease : placental-brain interactions /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Power, Michael L.
Schulkin, Jay.
Publisher Cambridge University Press,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 59353112
ISBN 0521831482 (hardback); 9780521831482 (hardback)
Subjects Obstetrical endocrinology. ; Steroid hormones--Physiological effect. ; Peptides--Physiological effect. ; Maternal-fetal exchange. ; Prenatal influences. ; Disease susceptibility. ; Pregnancy Complications--etiology. ; Brain--metabolism. ; Maternal-Fetal Exchange. ; Peptides--adverse effects. ; Placenta--metabolism. ; Placental Hormones--adverse effects. ; Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects. ; Steroids--adverse effects.
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EKBM  RG558.5.B57 2005 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/17/2009
Collation xii, 279 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Placental expression of neurohormones and other neuroactive molecules in human pregnancy -- The regulation of human parturition -- Maternal nutrition and metabolic control of pregnancy -- Fetal HPA activation, preterm birth and postnatal programming -- Prenatal glucocorticoids and the programming of adult disease -- Prenatal stress and stress physiology influences human fetal and infant development -- Glucocorticoids and the ups and downs of neuropeptide gene expression -- Glucocorticoid facilitation of corticotropin-releasing hormone in the placenta and the brain: functional impact on birth and behavior.