Wharton's Jelly Considered as a Conducting Path

Abstract

IN connexion with the interesting discovery by Barcroft et al.1 of the passage of molecules as large as serum albumin along the Wharton's jelly of the umbilical cord of the sheep, I beg to offer the following comments.

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    Barcroft, J., et al., Nature, 154, 667 (1944).

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    Heuser, C. H., and Streeter, G. L., Contrib. Embryol. Carneg. Inst. Wash., 29, No. 180, 15 (1941).

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    Davies, F., Trans. Roy. Soc. Edin., 61, pt. II, 315 (1944).

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    Davies, F., and Harding, H. E., J. Obstet. Gynæcol. Brit. Emp., 51, 225 (1944).

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