Fetal Origins Of Adult Health. Commentary: Developmental origins of raised serum cholesterol


Barker, D.J.P. (2003) Fetal Origins Of Adult Health. Commentary: Developmental origins of raised serum cholesterol. International Journal of Epidemiology, 32, (5), 876-877. (doi:10.1093/ije/dyg293).

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Original Publication URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyg293

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Human beings are plastic during development, and a single genotype can produce more than one alternative form of structure or physiological state in response to environmental conditions.1 There is now a considerable body of evidence that coronary heart disease (CHD) originates in developmental plasticity.2 That being the case environmental conditions during development should be linked to the major biological risk factors for the disease.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0300-5771 (print)
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Subjects: Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR355 Virology
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Q Science > QP Physiology
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
ePrint ID: 25229
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:14
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/25229

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