Permeability of the Syrian hamster placenta to manganous ions during early embryogenesis

D. P. Hanlon, T. F. Gale, V. H. Ferm

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Detectable amounts of radioactivity in embryonic tissues 24 and 96 hr after administration of the ion on day of pregnancy indicate that 54Mn++ crosses the placental barrier. All of the maternal tissues examined showed uptake of radioactivity. The levels of 54Mn++ decreased in both embryonic and maternal tissues between Day 9 and Day 12. All decreases were statistically significant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-112
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Reproduction and Fertility
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1975
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Embryology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Developmental Biology

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