Maternal and neonatal leptin and leptin receptor polymorphisms associated with preterm birth.

Abstract

UNLABELLED Leptin (LEP) and leptin receptor (LEPR) are suggested to play a role in female reproduction and especially in pregnancy Both LEP and LEPR are synthesized by the pregnant female and embryo. The link between genetic polymorphisms of LEP and LEPR and preterm birth (PTB) is unknown. We studied maternal and neonatal LEP and LEPR genetic polymorphisms… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2016.07.014

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