Impact of Oxidative Stress in Fetal Programming

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Thompson, Loren P.; Al-Hasan, Yazan;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Pregnancy,volume 2,012 (issn: 2090-2727, eissn: 2090-2735)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3403156, doi: 10.1155/2012/582748
  • Subject: RG1-991 | Review Article | Gynecology and obstetrics | Article Subject

Intrauterine stress induces increased risk of adult disease through fetal programming mechanisms. Oxidative stress can be generated by several conditions, such as, prenatal hypoxia, maternal under- and overnutrition, and excessive glucocorticoid exposure. The role of ox... View more
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