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Ancestral diet transgenerationally influences offspring in a parent-of-origin and sex-specific manner

Emborski, Carmen; Mikheyev, Alexander

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Parent-of-origin effects, whereby specific phenotypes are differentially inherited paternally or maternally, provide useful clues to better understand transgenerational effect transmission. Ancestral diet influences offspring phenotypes, including body composition and fitness. However, the specific role that mothers and fathers play in the transmission of altered phenotypes to male and female offspring remains unclear. We investigated the influence of the parent-of-origin’s diet on adult...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186107
Source: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2018.0181
Access Rights: Open Access

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