Fuzhu Liu

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was no effect when our results were adjusted for maternal age and parity. Table 1 Serum levels of studied hormones at 16 and 27 completed weeks of gestation among pregnant women in Boston, USA (n = 304) and in Shanghai, China (n = 334), stratified by maternal age a Sex hormone-binding globulin. Table 2 Serum levels of studied hormones at 16 and 27 completed(More)
BACKGROUND The melanocortin-1-receptor (MC1R) gene regulates human pigmentation and is highly polymorphic in populations of European origins. The aims of this study were to evaluate the association between MC1R variants and the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), and to investigate whether risk estimates differed by phenotypic characteristics. (More)
Nutritional and medicinal benefits have been attributed to the consumption of tissues from the black-boned chickens in oriental countries. Lueyang black-boned chicken is one of the native chicken breeds. However, some birds may instead have white or lighter skin, which directly causes economic losses every year. Previous studies of pigmentation have focused(More)
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