Regulation of maternal metabolism by pituitary and placental hormones: roles in fetal development and metabolic programming.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This review outlines the regulation of maternal metabolism by hormones, cytokines and growth factors, highlighting recent studies that implicate disordered somatolactogen signalling in the pathogenesis of perinatal growth failure and the development of the metabolic syndrome.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Freemark, M

Published Date

  • 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 65 Suppl 3 /

Start / End Page

  • 41 - 49

PubMed ID

  • 16612113

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0301-0163

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1159/000091505


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Switzerland