Vitamins and trace minerals in amniotic fluid: Correlation with alpha-fetoprotein levels

Academic Article


  • Levels of folate, vitamin B12, zinc and copper were measured in amniotic fluid. Alpha-fetoprotein levels in AF were assayed by gel electrophoresis. A significant correlation existed between folate and AFP levels (r = 0.38, p < 0.001).
  • Published In

  • The FASEB Journal  Journal
  • Author List

  • Tamura T; Cornwell PE; Barganier CH
  • Volume

  • 44
  • Issue

  • 6