The Form of Choline in the Maternal Diet Affects Immune Development in Suckled Rat Offspring.


BACKGROUND Lipid-soluble phosphatidylcholine (PC) and aqueous free choline are absorbed and metabolized differently, but the metabolic effects of feeding these 2 forms of choline have not been thoroughly investigated. OBJECTIVE We sought to compare the effects of PC and free choline in the maternal diet on the development of the offspring's immune system… (More)
DOI: 10.3945/jn.115.225888


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