Sophia Johnson

Sophia Johnson

Mar 09, 2016

Group 6 Copy 414
5
Please wait...

About This Project

The human placenta contains a mixture of substances which may be useful for individual postpartum treatment. Until now, scientific research on the use of placenta remedies as a unique and cheap therapeutic treatment for women suffering from pathologies like anemia, depression or lactation difficulties, does not exist. To be able to discuss possible effects of placentophagy, the content of placental tissue has to be tested. The goal of this project is to analyze the hormones and elements from a sample size of 6 placentas to identify the bioactive molecules present.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Can Data Management Tools Improve Research Efficiency and Reproducibility?

Scientists are generating data at unprecedented rates, but our data management methods have yet to evolve accordingly...

kwiKBio: Empowering citizen scientist superheroes to cure disease

My mother has Alzheimer's. My father suffered a stroke. A close friend's daughter, cystic fibrosis. My cousin...

A Leap Forward to Cure a Neglected Disease

The World Health Organization estimates that as many as 11 million people worldwide are infected with the parasite...

Backer Badge Funded