pregnancy-specific ß1 glycoprotein

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1758
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A definition of the term "pregnancy-specific ß1 glycoprotein" is presented. It refers to a protein found in 97% of women who have been pregnant for 40-60 days and in 100% of those at later stages of pregnancy. This protein is believed to be useful in estimating the quality of placental function.


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