Developmental Programming of Adult Disease: Reprogramming by Melatonin?

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You-Lin Tain; Li-Tung Huang; Chien-Ning Hsu;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, volume 18, issue 2 (issn: 1422-0067, eissn: 1422-0067)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijms18020426, pmc: PMC5343960
  • Subject: Chemistry | cardiovascular disease | glucocorticoid | next-generation sequencing | QD1-999 | developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD) | non-communicable disease | epigenetic regulation | QH301-705.5 | Review | melatonin | hypertension | oxidative stress | renin-angiotensin system | Biology (General) | developmental programming
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Adult-onset chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) can originate from early life through so-called the “developmental origins of health and disease” (DOHaD) or “developmental programming”. The DOHaD concept offers the “reprogramming” strategy to shift the treatment fr... View more
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