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Placental mitochondrial DNA content and placental abruption: a pilot study
(BioMed Central, 2015-09-16)
Background Mitochondrial biogenesis and adequate energy production are important for embryogenesis and placentation. Previous studies documented alterations in maternal blood mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) copy number—a marker ...
Maternal blood mitochondrial DNA copy number and placental abruption risk: results from a preliminary study
(e-Century Publishing, 2013-06-25)
Oxidative stress and impaired placental function – pathways implicated in the pathogenesis of placental abruption – have their origins extending to mitochondrial dysfunction. To the best of our knowledge, there are no ...