Developmental programming of energy balance and its hypothalamic regulation.

Abstract

Developmental programming is an important physiological process that allows different phenotypes to originate from a single genotype. Through plasticity in early life, the developing organism can adopt a phenotype (within the limits of its genetic background) that is best suited to its expected environment. In humans, together with the relative… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/er.2009-0028

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