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DNA methylation differences at growth related genes correlate with birth weight: a molecular signature linked to developmental origins of adult disease?

Nahid Turan1, Mohamed F Ghalwash2, Sunita Katari1, Christos Coutifaris3, Zoran Obradovic2 and Carmen Sapienza14*

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1 Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

2 Center for Information Science and Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA

3 Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

4 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

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BMC Medical Genomics 2012, 5:10  doi:10.1186/1755-8794-5-10

Published: 12 April 2012

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Demographic data for subjects in the GoldenGate and Infinium Methylation Assays. Birth weights were corrected for gestational age [57,58,67].

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