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dysregulation of angiopoietins

Open Access | Dysregulation of Angiopoietins Is Associated with Placental Malaria and Low Birth Weight

March 12, 2010 - 15:43 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Karlee L. Silver, Kathleen Zhong, Rose G. F. Leke, Diane Wallace Taylor, Kevin C. Kain
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 5(3): e9481

These data support the hypothesis that dysregulation of angiopoietins is associated with PM and LBW outcomes, and suggest that ANG-1 and ANG-2 levels may be clinically informative biomarkers to identify P. falciparum-infected mothers at risk of LBW deliveries.

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