Chorionic membrane as an extra-adrenal source of foetal cortisol in human amniotic fluid

Nature. 1977 Mar 10;266(5598):179-81. doi: 10.1038/266179a0.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Amniotic Fluid / metabolism
  • Anencephaly / embryology
  • Anencephaly / metabolism
  • Chorion / metabolism*
  • Cortisone / blood
  • Cortisone / metabolism*
  • Digestive System / metabolism
  • Extraembryonic Membranes / metabolism*
  • Female
  • Fetal Blood / metabolism
  • Gestational Age
  • Humans
  • Hydrocortisone / blood
  • Hydrocortisone / metabolism*
  • Kidney / metabolism
  • Lung / metabolism
  • Placenta / metabolism
  • Pregnancy
  • Skin / metabolism

Substances

  • Cortisone
  • Hydrocortisone