The reduced folate carrier-1 (RFC1 696T>C) polymorphism is associated with spontaneously aborted embryos in Koreans

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The major cause of early spontaneous abortion is believed to be chromosomal abnormality. However, the genetic etiologies of spontaneous abortion are still unknown. A central feature of fetal development is widespread rapid cell division. Due to its role in DNA synthesis, the need for folate increases during periods of rapid fetal growth. Folate transport… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13258-011-0016-2

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