Maternal Genistein Alters Coat Color and Protects Avy Mouse Offspring from Obesity by Modifying the Fetal Epigenome

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Genistein, the major phytoestrogen in soy, is linked to diminished female reproductive performance and to cancer chemoprevention and decreased adipose deposition. Dietary genistein may also play a role in the decreased incidence of cancer in Asians compared with Westerners, as well as increased cancer incidence in Asians immigrating to the United States… (More)

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@inproceedings{Dolinoy2006MaternalGA, title={Maternal Genistein Alters Coat Color and Protects Avy Mouse Offspring from Obesity by Modifying the Fetal Epigenome}, author={Dana C. Dolinoy and Jennifer R. Weidman and Robert A. Waterland and Randy L. Jirtle}, booktitle={Environmental health perspectives}, year={2006} }