Daily Archives: October 27, 2013

Placenta vulnerability, Immune Challenge and Autism

Stereotypical alterations in cortical patterning are associated with maternal illness-induced placental dysfunction. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24155294 Abstract We have previously shown in mice that cytokine-mediated damage to the placenta can temporarily limit the flow of nutrients and oxygen to the fetus. The placental … Continue reading

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