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Biological Sciences

Research project: Effect of mouse maternal high fat diet during preimplantation and later stages of pregnancy on offspring development and health

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An analysis of effects of maternal high fat diet on embryo developmental potential.

The effect of maternal high fat diet fed to mice (MF1) either throughout gestation (HF treatment) or during only the preimplantation period of embryo development (Emb-HF) is investigated versus control diet(C) on offspring growth, metabolism and health together with fetal, placental and embryonic potential.

Funding: Centre for Human Development, Stem Cells & Regeneration Integrated PhD Pathway.
Funding duration: Oct 2013 - July 2017.

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Biomedical Sciences
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