Maternal/newborn GSTT1 null genotype contributes to risk of preterm, low birthweight infants by Nukui Tomoko, Day Richard D, Sims Cynthia S, Ness Roberta B, Romkes Marjorie in Pharmacogenetics (2004). PubMed

Abstract

Maternal cigarette smoke exposure during pregnancy has been identified as a risk factor for prematurity and low birthweight. However, little is known about genetic susceptibility and possible interactions with cigarette smoking which may increase risk of these events.

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