Maternal Low-Protein Diet or Hypercholesterolemia Reduces Circulating Essential Amino Acids and Leads to Intrauterine Growth Restriction

@article{Bhasin2009MaternalLD,
  title={Maternal Low-Protein Diet or Hypercholesterolemia Reduces Circulating Essential Amino Acids and Leads to Intrauterine Growth Restriction},
  author={Kum Kum S. Bhasin and Atila van Nas and Lisa J Martin and Richard C. Davis and Sherin U. Devaskar and Aldons J. Lusis},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={2009},
  volume={58},
  pages={559 - 566}
}
OBJECTIVE We have examined maternal mechanisms for adult-onset glucose intolerance, increased adiposity, and atherosclerosis using two mouse models for intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR): maternal protein restriction and hypercholesterolemia. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS For these studies, we measured the amino acid levels in dams from two mouse models… CONTINUE READING