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These transactions are the result of the first conference on gestation under the able chairmanship of George B. Wislocki, composed of the foremost anatomists, physiologists, and scientists in the fields of biochemistry, embryology, obstetrics, and gynecology who are interested in placentation. The data were presented in three parts, namely, the functional rôle of the placenta (Louis B. Flexner), problems of sugar transport in the placenta of the ungulate (A. St. G. Huggett), and the comparative anatomy and histology of the placental barrier (Emmanuel C. Amoroso). Methods of transfer were discussed and it was the conclusion that these transfers occur by
Gestation: Transactions of the First Conference, March 9, 10, 11, 1954, Princeton, N. J.. Ann Intern Med. ;43:225. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-1-225
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(1):225.
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