Effects of Maternal Undernutrition on Glomerular Ultrastructure in Rat Offspring

Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) can reduce glomerular number and increase blood pressure in rats. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of maternal undernutrition during late gestation on glomerular ultrastructure in adult rat offspring. Methods: Timed pregnant Sprague-Dawley rats w...

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Main Authors: Chung-Ming Chen, Hsiu-Chu Chou
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2009-04-01
Series:Pediatrics and Neonatology
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875957209600322