Effect of alcohol consumption on CpG methylation in the differentially methylated regions of H19 and IG-DMR in male gametes: implications for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

@article{Ouko2009EffectOA,
  title={Effect of alcohol consumption on CpG methylation in the differentially methylated regions of H19 and IG-DMR in male gametes: implications for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.},
  author={Lillian A Ouko and Katpaham Shantikumar and Jaysen Gregory Knezovich and Philip C. Haycock and Desmond J Schnugh and Mich{\`e}le Ramsay},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 9},
  pages={1615-27}
}
BACKGROUND Exposure to alcohol in utero is the main attributable cause of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) which in its most severe form is characterized by irreversible behavioral and cognitive disability. Paternal preconception drinking is not considered to be a significant risk factor, even though animal studies have demonstrated that chronic paternal alcohol consumption has a detrimental effect on the physical and mental development of offspring even in the absence of in utero… CONTINUE READING

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