[Maternal nutritional manipulations: is the adipose tissue a key target of programming?]

Med Sci (Paris). 2016 Jan;32(1):81-4. doi: 10.1051/medsci/20163201013. Epub 2016 Feb 5.
[Article in French]


The nutritional imprinting, whose mechanisms remain still dark and which seem to continue through the following generations, highlight the key-role of the inadequacy between the pre-and postnatal nutritional environment and the programming of the obesity.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adipose Tissue / embryology*
  • Adipose Tissue / metabolism
  • Diet
  • Female
  • Fetal Development / physiology*
  • Gene-Environment Interaction
  • Humans
  • Maternal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
  • Obesity / embryology
  • Obesity / etiology
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects / etiology*
  • Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects / metabolism