Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Placenta and Neurodisability by Phillip Baker

What are the interactions between altered placental function and neurodisability? In this book a team of experts give detailed accounts of placental lesions that affect normal structure and function to show how impaired placental function may contribute to deviant fetal growth and altered brain development. They outline the processes that lead to brain injury, and show the extent to which such early effects on brain development lead to disability in later childhood. Chapters focus on the specific transporter systems located in the placental syncytiotrophoblast that protect the fetus from drugs and xenobiotics in the maternal circulation. They also look at the animal models used to study causes of fetal brain damage, and the interactions between fetal genes and the uterine environment that predispose to the development of schizophrenia in adult life.

Buy The Placenta and Neurodisability by Phillip Baker from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781898683445
ISBN-10: 1898683441
Format: Hardback
(253mm x 203mm x 16mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Mac Keith Press
Publisher: Mac Keith Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The Placenta and Neurodisability by Phillip Baker

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Placenta and Neurodisability book by Phillip Baker and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Phillip Baker

Date of birth: 31/3/62 Date of birth: 6/9/54