Copper transporters in the human placenta

Hardman, Belinda. 2006, Copper transporters in the human placenta, Ph.D. thesis, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University.

Title Copper transporters in the human placenta
Author Hardman, Belinda.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2006
Keyword(s) Copper - Physiological transport
Copper in the body
Trace elements in nutrition
Maternal-fetal exchange
Summary Copper is an essential micronutrient that is particularly important during pregnancy for normal fetal development. This study determined the mechanisms by which copper is transported from the maternal circulation to the fetal circulation via the placenta and how this transport is regulated by maternal hormone levels.
Language eng
Description of original ix, 168 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 572.5184
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