Maternal periconceptional and gestational low protein diet affects mouse offspring growth, cardiovascular and adipose phenotype at 1 year of age

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Watkins, Adam J.; Lucas, Emma S.; Wilkins, Adrian; Cagampang, Felino R.A.; Fleming, Tom P.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: volume 6,issue 12eissn: 1932-6203
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3240629, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028745
  • Subject: Metabolic Disorders | Cardiovascular System | Research Article | Biology | Developmental Biology | Medicine | Organogenesis | Cardiovascular | Organism Development | Anatomy and Physiology | Blood Chemistry | Nutrition | Molecular Development | Biochemistry | Metabolism | Aging | Embryology | Hypertension | Metabolic Pathways | Obesity
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Human and animal studies have revealed a strong association between periconceptional environmental factors, such as poor maternal diet, and an increased propensity for cardiovascular and metabolic disease in adult offspring. Previously, we reported cardiovascular and ph... View more
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