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Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)

Author: Laurence A Cole
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2010.
Series: Elsevier insights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is produced during pregnancy by the embyro. It promotes progesterone production by corpus luteal cells. It also functions in pregnancy to promote angiogenesis in uterine vasculature, it immuno-blands the invading placental tissue so it is not rejected by the maternal uterine tissues, promotes the growth of the uterus in line with the growth of the fetus, promotes the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cole, Laurence A.
Human chorionic gonadotropin.
Oxford : Elsevier, 2010
(OCoLC)636905988
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence A Cole
ISBN: 9780123849083 012384908X
OCLC Number: 680519888
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 378 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG); Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; About the Author; Abbreviations; Contributors; Part A: Introduction; Part B: Genetics, Synthesis, Secretion, Structure, and Degradation of hCG; Part C: Biological Function of hCG; Part D: Clinical Applications; Part E: hCG Tests; Part F: Test Applications; Part G: Basic Methods; Part H: Evolution, Summary, and the Future.
Series Title: Elsevier insights.
Responsibility: edited by Laurence A. Cole.

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Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is produced during pregnancy by the embyro. This book describes the detailed biology, clinical chemistry, and clinical perspectives of hCG and associated molecules  Read more...

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