Maternal dietary ethanol consumption is associated with hypertriglyceridemia in adult rat offspring.


BACKGROUND The consumption of significant amounts of alcohol (ethanol, EtOH) may markedly increase serum triglyceride levels. This study describes a significant increase in fasting serum triglyceride (TG) levels in adult male rats whose mothers consumed EtOH. The hypertriglyceridemia occurred although the offspring never directly consumed EtOH and had… (More)


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