TY - CHAP A1 - Gladis Magnarelli A2 - Natalia Guiñazú ED1 - Jing Zheng Y1 - 2012-03-07 PY - 2012 T1 - Placental Toxicology of Pesticides N2 - This book contains the total of 19 chapters, each of which is written by one or several experts in the corresponding field. The objective of this book is to provide a comprehensive and most updated overview of the human placenta, including current advances and future directions in the early detection, recognition, and management of placental abnormalities as well as the most common placental structure and functions, abnormalities, toxicology, infections, and pathologies. It also includes a highly controversial topic, therapeutic applications of the human placenta. A collection of articles presented by active investigators provides a clear update in the area of placental research for medical students, nurse practitioners, practicing clinicians, and biomedical researchers in the fields of obstetrics, pediatrics, family practice, genetics, and others who may be interested in human placentas. BT - Recent Advances in Research on the Human Placenta SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/32084 DO - 10.5772/32084 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-04-01 ER -