Maternal nutrition modifies trophoblast giant cell phenotype and fetal growth in mice

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Watkins, Adam J.; Lucas, Emma S.; Marfy-Smith, Stephanie; Bates, Nicola; Kimber, Susan J.; Fleming, Tom P.;
(2015)

Mammalian placentation is dependent upon the action of trophoblast cells at the time of implantation. Appropriate fetal growth, regulated by maternal nutrition and nutrient transport across the placenta, is a critical factor for adult offspring long-term health. We have... View more