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  • Evidence that parent-of-origin affects birth-weight reductions at high altitude 

    Bennett, Adam; Sain, Stephen R; Vargas, Enrique; Moore, Lorna G (American Journal of Human Biology, 2008-02-19)
    ABSTRACT Hypoxia exerts a profound depressant effect on fetal growth, lowering birth weight, and raising mortality risk. Multigenerational high-altitude populations are relatively protected from this birth-weight decline, ...