Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 9th, 2007
"Because lipid homeostasis is regulated by the liver, we hypothesized that hepatic structure and lipid content in intrauterine growth restriction would reflect a primary lipid dysfunction. From 10 days to term gestation, control pregnant rats received ad libitum diet; study rats were 25% food-restricted ( FR). All dams received ad libitum diet throughout lactation. At 3 weeks of age, hepatic lobule size and lipid profile of the pups were determined....
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