PMID: 45499Jan 1, 1977

Enzyme histochemical patterns in the normal human amnion: amniotic histochemical patterns

European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
R A Jones, S M Pollard


The histochemical distribution of 14 enzymes in the human amnion at term are described. Adenosine triphosphatase, 5'-nucleotidase, acid phosphatase and nonspecific esterase show continuous gradations of enzyme activity. Cells with intense activity are prominent in acid phosphatase and nonspecific esterase preparations. A distinct subpopulation of amniotic cells can be defined by their alkaline phosphatase activity. The possible correlations with morphological studies are discussed.


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