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- Sakamoto, Mineshi; Yasutake, Akira; Domingo, José L.; Chan, Hing Man; Kubota, Machi; Murata, Katsuyuki
- Environment international 2013 v.60 pp. 106-111
- umbilical cord, etc ; cadmium; copper; erythrocytes; freeze drying; lead; mercury; methylmercury compounds; neonates; placenta; prediction; pregnancy; pregnant women; selenium; toxic substances; zinc; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... The role of the placenta was assessed by comparing the profiles of methylmercury (MeHg), inorganic mercury (I-Hg), lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), selenium (Se), zinc (Zn), and copper (Cu) in freeze-dried chorionic tissue of the placenta and umbilical cord tissue. The significance of the placenta and cord tissue as predictors of prenatal exposure to these trace elements in pregnant women and newborns was ...