change in concentrations of soluble factors

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change in concentrations of soluble factors

Postby caryn » Sat May 17, 2008 01:18 am

Changes in the maternal plasma concentrations of s-Eng, sVEGFR-1, PlGF or their ratios between the first and second trimesters of pregnancy confer an increased risk to deliver an SGA neonate and/or develop PE...

(sVEGFR-1 is the same thing as sFlt-1. One stands for soluble Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor type 1; the other stands for soluble Fms-Like Tyrosine kinase type 1. But they're the same thing; soluble Flt binds onto VEGF, so it's a VEGF receptor...)

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