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2013-02-06 12:20:26

A father's obesity is one factor that may influence his children's health and potentially raise their risk for diseases like cancer.

2013-02-06 10:12:38

Maternal diet and weight can impact their child's health even before birth – but so can a father's.

How The Wallaby Controls Growth Of Its Young With Selective Imprinting
2012-08-28 07:55:58

Marsupial mothers regulate the composition of their milk so that it is optimal for the development stage of their young.

2009-12-15 20:52:31

Researchers at Uppsala University, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Broad Institute have discovered a previously unknown gene ZBED6 that is unique to placental mammals.

2009-07-21 08:33:19

Researchers at North Carolina State University have found that intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), which results in low birth weight and long-term deleterious health effects in cloned swine, is linked to a type of gene - known as an imprinted gene - found only in placental mammals.

2009-05-18 09:21:56

A Chinese scientist group working in College of Life Science, Zhejiang University, has shown that, as mammalian Igf2 CpG island, goldfish Igf2 CpG island has a parental differentially methylated region (DMR).

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2008-07-15 09:34:42

Research published in Nature Genetics by a team of international scientists including the University of Melbourne, Department of Zoology, has established an identical mechanism of genetic imprinting, a process involved in marsupial and human fetal development, which evolved 150 million years ago.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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