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Author Wooding, F. B. P.
Title Comparative placentation : structures, functions, and evolution / Peter Wooding, Graham Burton.
Imprint Berlin : Springer, 2008.

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Subject Placenta.
Physiology, Comparative.
Histology, Comparative.
Placenta -- physiology.
Placenta -- anatomy & histology.
Placentation.
Anatomy, Comparative.
Placenta -- anatomy & histology.
Anatomy, Comparative.
Histology, Comparative.
Placenta -- physiology.
Placentation.
Alt Name Burton, Graham (Graham J.)
Description 1 online resource (xi, 301 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-291) and index.
Contents Placentation Fundamentals; Implantation, Maternofetal Exchange and Vascular Relationships; Fish, Amphibian, Bird and Reptile Placentation; Monotreme and Marsupial Placentation; Eutheria: Epitheliochorial Placentation Pig and Horse; Synepitheliochorial Placentation : Ruminants (Ewe and Cow); Endotheliochorial Placentation : Cat, Dog, Bat; Haemochorial Placentation: Mouse, Rabbit, Man, Apes, Monkeys; Placental Immunology, Viviparity, Evolution; Hybridisation, Cloning and Fetal Origins of Adult Disease.
Summary Comparative placental studies can facilitate the identification of the common factors in placental growth, differentiation and function and their relevance to possible evolutionary pathways. This book presents data illustrating the great variety of structure but uniform function of vertebrate placentas from fish to man.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540787976
3540787976
1281756903
9781281756909
3540787968 (alk. paper)
9783540787969 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 288471642
Additional Format Print version: Wooding, F.B.P. Comparative placentation. Berlin : Springer, 2008 9783540787969 3540787968 (DLC) 2008923543 (OCoLC)222164393