Acute dietary zinc deficiency before conception compromises oocyte epigenetic programming and disrupts embryonic development

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Tian, X; Diaz, FJ; (2013)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Developmental Biology,volume 376,issue 1,pages51-61 (issn: 0012-1606)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3601821, doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2013.01.015
  • Subject: Molecular Biology | Cell Biology | Developmental Biology | Article
    mesheuropmc: embryonic structures

Recent findings show that zinc is an important factor necessary for regulating the meiotic cell cycle and ovulation. However, the role of zinc in promoting oocyte quality and developmental potential is not known. Using an in vivo model of acute dietary zinc deficiency, ... View more
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