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Author Power, Michael L.

Title The evolution of the human placenta [electronic resource] / Michael L. Power and Jay Schulkin.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2012.

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Description 1 online resource (266 pages) : illustrations, portrait
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. The evolutionary biology of placenta -- History of placental investigations -- The challenges of live birth -- Comparative mammalian placentation -- The evolution of human placenta -- Sex -- Genes, genetic regulation and retroviruses from the past -- Placenta as a regulatory organ -- Modern gestational diseases -- Summary and conclusions.
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Subject Evolution (Biology) -- History.
Placenta -- Diseases.
Sex chromosomes.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Schulkin, Jay.
Other Form: Print version: Power, Michael L. Evolution of the human placenta. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012 9781421406435 (DLC) 2012006339 (OCoLC)785721581
ISBN 1421408708 (electronic bk.)
9781421408705 (electronic bk.)
1421406438 (hdbk. ; alk. paper)
9781421406435 (hdbk. ; alk. paper)