Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure affects global and gene-specific DNA methylation.

@article{Breton2009PrenatalTS,
  title={Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure affects global and gene-specific DNA methylation.},
  author={Carrie V. Breton and Hyang-Min Byun and Mad{\'e} Wenten and Fei Pan and Allen Yang and Frank D Gilliland},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={180 5},
  pages={462-7}
}
RATIONALE Prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke increases the risk for diseases later in the child's life that may be mediated through alterations in DNA methylation. OBJECTIVES To demonstrate that differences in DNA methylation patterns occur in children exposed to tobacco smoke and that variation in detoxification genes may alter these associations… CONTINUE READING