Maternal smoking during pregnancy and DNA methylation disruption in toddlers


Background: Cigarette smoking has been linked to significant and long-term epigenetic alterations (Joubert et al, 2016; Fa et al, 2016). Smoking-related changes in DNA methylation have been detected in somatic tissues of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Veronika Odintsova (National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology, Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation; VU University)
  2. Irina Ovchinnikova (Saint Petersburg State University)
  3. Marina Zhukova (Saint Petersburg State University)
  4. Oxana Naumova (University of Houston, Texas, USA; Vavilov Institute of General Genetics RAS, Russia)

Topic Areas

Health (e.g., BMI, Exercise) , Substance use: Alcohol, Nicotine, Drugs , Development


PS-6 » Genetics, Pregnancy, and Prenatal Environment (18:00 - Thursday, 21st June)



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