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Review: Detrimental effects of alcohol exposure around conception: putative mechanisms

Abstract:

In western countries, alcohol consumption is widespread in women of reproductive age, and in binge quantities. These countries also continue to have high incidences of unplanned pregnancies, with women often reported to cease drinking after discovering their pregnancy. This suggests the early embryo may be highly exposed to the detrimental effects of alcohol during the periconception period. The periconception and pre-implantation windows, which include maturation of the oocyte, fertilisation...

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10.1139/bcb-2017-0133

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Author
Publisher:
NRC Research Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Biochemistry and Cell Biology Journal website
Publication date:
2017-11-01
Acceptance date:
2017-08-18
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EISSN:
1208-6002
ISSN:
0829-8211
Source identifiers:
830622
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uuid:1c88d0b1-b0e1-4c21-a8bf-611fd64e0a9f
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pubs:830622
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2018-03-21

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