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Biochem Soc Trans (2021) 49 (2): 997–1011.
Published: 16 April 2021
...Jonathan K.H. Li; Pei F. Lai; Rachel M. Tribe; Mark R. Johnson Cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) contributes to maintenance of a quiescent (relaxed) state in the myometrium (i.e. uterine smooth muscle) during pregnancy, which most commonly has been attributed to activation of protein kinase...
Biochem Soc Trans (2020) 48 (3): 775–786.
Published: 05 May 2020
...Sampada Kallol; Christiane Albrecht Cholesterol is a major nutrient required for fetal growth. It is also a precursor for the synthesis of steroid hormones and essential for the development and maturation of fetal organs. During pregnancy, the placenta controls the transport of cholesterol from...
Biochem Soc Trans (2014) 42 (2): 582–586.
Published: 20 March 2014
...Carmine M. Pariante Depression in pregnancy (also called ‘antenatal depression’) is being increasingly recognized as a clinically relevant condition that affects obstetric outcome, maternal behaviour and children's future mental health. The present review focuses on the molecular mechanisms...
Biochem Soc Trans (2013) 41 (3): 701–709.
Published: 23 May 2013
... discuss how imprinting defects in the placenta may adversely affect the health of the fetus and its mother during pregnancy and beyond. Figure 2 Allocation of cells to mature mouse placenta ICM, inner cell mass. Adapted from Developmental Biology , 284 (1), David G. Simmons, James C. Cross...
Biochem Soc Trans (2008) 36 (6): 1258–1261.
Published: 19 November 2008
... normal circumstances. In developed countries, this applies mainly to micronutrients. Even now, iron deficiency is a common disorder, especially in pregnancy. Similarly, copper intake in the U.K. population is rarely above adequate levels. It is now becoming clear that nutrient deficiencies during...
Biochem Soc Trans (2008) 36 (5): 891–900.
Published: 19 September 2008
... in healthy individuals ingesting diets high in saturated fat and in late pregnancy where, despite lipid-induced insulin resistance, glucose tolerance is maintained through augmented GSIS (glucose-stimulated insulin secretion). NRs (nuclear receptors) are members of a superfamily of ligand-regulated...
Biochem Soc Trans (2005) 33 (2): 428–432.
Published: 01 April 2005
...V.A. Holmes; J.M.W. Wallace Pregnancy is a risk factor for venous thrombosis and the incidence of venous thromboembolism during normal pregnancy is 6-fold higher during pregnancy than in the general female population of child-bearing age. This incidence is, however, remarkably low given...
Biochem Soc Trans (2001) 29 (2): 38–41.
Published: 01 May 2001
... production in pancreatic islets, and the insulin secretory response to glucose is blunted in PRLR-deficient mice. These observations suggest roles for the lactogens in pancreatic development and function during pregnancy and postnatal life. Biochemical Society Transactions (200 I) Volume 29, part 2...
Biochem Soc Trans (2001) 29 (2): 57–63.
Published: 01 May 2001
... occurs during the second half of pregnancy. In this review we will address these and other issues related to the expression of both placental and fetal leptin. Cytokines and Cytokine Recepton in Fetal Growth and Development Leptin expression in placental and fetal tissues: does leptin have a functional...