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Better communication between experts is needed to solve the environmental origins of birth defects

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More than 6% of babies are born with a structural or functional defect, and many of these need special care and treatment to survive and thrive. Such defects can be inherited, arise through exposure to altered conditions or compounds in the womb, or result from a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Since the 1940s, animal experiments and epidemiological studies have identified many environmental factors that can cause particular birth defects. More recently, advances in genomics...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/bies.202100241

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1141-6613
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
BioEssays Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
2
Article number:
2100241
Publication date:
2021-11-30
Acceptance date:
2021-11-12
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EISSN:
1521-1878
ISSN:
0265-9247
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1214159
Local pid:
pubs:1214159
Deposit date:
2021-12-01

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