The Resource Life's vital link : the astonishing role of the placenta, Y.W.Loke, (electronic resource)

Life's vital link : the astonishing role of the placenta, Y.W.Loke, (electronic resource)

Label
Life's vital link : the astonishing role of the placenta
Title
Life's vital link
Title remainder
the astonishing role of the placenta
Statement of responsibility
Y.W.Loke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The development of the placenta was a pivotal event in evolution. Without it, we would still be laying eggs instead of giving birth to live offspring. It represents the critical link between the foetus and the mother, but its character is extraordinary - it is, in effect, a foreign tissue that invades the mother's body. Compared to many other animals, the human placenta represents a particularly aggressive body. But how is it managed and controlled? How did such an organ evolve inthe first place? And why is it tolerated by the mother? Y.W. Loke, a highly respected expert in the placenta and it
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Loke, Y. W
Dewey number
  • 612.63
  • 618.3
  • 618.3/079
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QP281
LC item number
.L64 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Placenta
  • Fetus
Label
Life's vital link : the astonishing role of the placenta, Y.W.Loke, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Contents; 1. After the Afterbirth; 2. In the Beginning; 3. The Principal Players; 4. Parental Tug-o-War; 5. Connecting with Mother; 6. Nature's Transplant; 7. Products; 8. Gateway; 9. Journey's End; Glossary; Endnotes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (288 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191653117
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001019853
  • (EBL)1192575
  • (SSID)ssj0000907739
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12422932
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000907739
  • (PQKBWorkID)10897644
  • (PQKB)11265185
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1192575
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001019853
Label
Life's vital link : the astonishing role of the placenta, Y.W.Loke, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Contents; 1. After the Afterbirth; 2. In the Beginning; 3. The Principal Players; 4. Parental Tug-o-War; 5. Connecting with Mother; 6. Nature's Transplant; 7. Products; 8. Gateway; 9. Journey's End; Glossary; Endnotes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (288 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191653117
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001019853
  • (EBL)1192575
  • (SSID)ssj0000907739
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12422932
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000907739
  • (PQKBWorkID)10897644
  • (PQKB)11265185
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1192575
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001019853

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