Trans-Generational Effect of Maternal Lactation during Pregnancy: A Holstein Cow Model

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Epigenetic regulation in mammals begins in the first stages of embryogenesis. This prenatal programming determines, in part, phenotype expression in adult life. Some species, particularly dairy cattle, are conceived during the maternal lactation, which is a period of large energy and nutrient needs. Under these circumstances, embryo and fetal development… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051816

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@inproceedings{GonzlezRecio2012TransGenerationalEO, title={Trans-Generational Effect of Maternal Lactation during Pregnancy: A Holstein Cow Model}, author={{\'O}scar Gonz{\'a}lez-Recio and Eva Ugarte and Alex Bach}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2012} }