Multigenerational effects of maternal undernutrition

Francine H. Einstein

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

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Intrauterine exposure to reduced nutrient availability can have major effects in determining susceptibility to chronic disease later in life. Martínez et al. (2014) demonstrate multigenerational effects of poor maternal nutrition and evidence of germline transmission through alterations in DNA methylation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)893-894
Number of pages2
JournalCell metabolism
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 3 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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