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Keywords: epigenetic modificationClose
Journal: Biochemical Society Transactions
Biochem Soc Trans (2006) 34 (5): 779–782.
Published: 25 October 2006
... to undernutrition but by doing so it permanently alters the structure and function of the body. Maternal overnutrition also has long-lasting and detrimental effects on the health of the offspring. There is growing evidence that maternal nutrition can induce epigenetic modifications of the fetal genome. Only...