To use all functions of this page, please activate cookies in your browser.
With an accout for my.chemeurope.com you can always see everything at a glance – and you can configure your own website and individual newsletter.
- My watch list
- My saved searches
- My saved topics
- My newsletter
Metabolic imprinting refers to the epigenetic programming of metabolism during the pre-natal and neo-natal periods.
Additional recommended knowledge
Studies in both humans and animals have shown that the events during gestation and early post-natal stages may have long term consequences for health. Fetal under-nutrition is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, type II diabetes and hypertension, amongst other diseases
|This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Metabolic_imprinting". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.|