Ground up placentas of sheep. No, really. At $300-400 per oz.
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Expert Ratings & Stem Cell Skin Care Review Summary
- Ground up mammalian tissue is just what is sounds like: hamburger.
- Interesting. Look like sheep placentas may express large amounts of adrenal stimulators and prostaglandins. Not a good thing. No evidence it would ever help skin.
- Klotz, JL, Britt, JL, Miller, MF, Snider, MA, Aiken, GE, Long, NM, Pratt, SL, Andrae, JG, Duckett, SK (2019) Ergot alkaloid exposure during gestation alters: II. Uterine and umbilical artery vasoactivity1. J. Anim. Sci. 97: 1891-1902
- Schroeder, HJ, Kanda, E, Power, GG, Blood, AB (2016) Fetal-maternal nitrite exchange in sheep: Experimental data, a computational model and an estimate of placental nitrite permeability. Placenta 38: 67-75
- Uchendu, CN, Isek, T (2008) Antifertility activity of aqueous ethanolic leaf extract of Spondias mombin (Anacardiaceae) in rats. Afr Health Sci 8: 163-7
- Alvaro, RE, Hasan, SU, Chemtob, S, Qurashi, M, Al-Saif, S, Rigatto, H (2004) Prostaglandins are responsible for the inhibition of breathing observed with a placental extract in fetal sheep. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 144: 35-44
- Berri, M, Bernard, F, Lecu, A, Ollivet-Courtois, F, Rodolakis, A (2004) Molecular characterisation and ovine live vaccine 1B evaluation toward a Chlamydophila abortus strain isolated from springbok antelope abortion. Vet. Microbiol. 103: 231-40
- Fowler, PA, Groome, NP, Al-Gubory, KH (2003) Demonstration of a non-steroidal, non-inhibin factor in the ovine corpus luteum of pregnancy that reduces pituitary responsiveness to GnRH-induced LH secretion in vitro. Reproduction 126: 35-42
- Charpigny, G, Reinaud, P, Tamby, JP, Créminon, C, Guillomot, M (1997) Cyclooxygenase-2 unlike cyclooxygenase-1 is highly expressed in ovine embryos during the implantation period. Biol. Reprod. 57: 1032-40
- Tan, W, Riggs, KW, Thies, RL, Rurak, DW (1997) Use of an automated fluorescent microsphere method to measure regional blood flow in the fetal lamb. Can. J. Physiol. Pharmacol. 75: 959-68
- Amin, JD, Wilsmore, AJ (1997) The effects of crude placental extract and erythritol on growth of Chlamydia psittaci (ovis) in McCoy cells. Vet. Res. Commun. 21: 431-5
- Alvaro, RE, Robertson, M, Al-Saedi, S, Lemke, RP, Cates, DB, Rigatto, H (1997) Preliminary characterization of a placental factor inhibiting breathing in fetal sheep. Reprod. Fertil. Dev. 9: 641-9
- Cost = $400/oz ]
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