Maternal protein deficiency during pregnancy ‘memorized’ by fetal muscle cells


Editor’s notes: To reach Huan Wang, call 217-417-8655; email wang327@illinois.edu.

To reach Yuan-Xiang Pan, call 217-333-3466; email yxpan@illinois.edu

The paper “Induction of autophagy through the activating transcription factor 4 (ATF4)-dependent amino acid response pathway in maternal skeletal muscle may function as the molecular memory in response to gestational protein restriction to alert offspring to maternal nutrition” is available online or from the News Bureau.

Original article by Sharita Forrest, Illinois News Bureau, on 9/18/15:
https://news.illinois.edu/blog/view/6367/249355