Low maternal B12 associates with higher leptin in maternal adipose tissue, placental tissue and cord blood

Antonysunil Adaikalakoteswari, Manu Vatish, Ilona Goljan & Ponnusamy Saravanan

Our study highlights that low maternal B12 associates with higher leptin in cord blood, maternal adipose tissue and placental tissue, suggesting leptin gene could represent a mechanism of adverse programming either in the placental tissue or maternal adipose tissue.

Cohort Study
2 effects
91 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Foods rich in Vitamin B12 Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Foods rich in Vitamin B12
Nutrition

Parental Transmission of Type 2 Diabetes Maternity outcome
Minor increase risk of Parental Transmission...
Maternity system

Low evidence
11.0%

Foods rich in Vitamin B12 Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Risk Factor Foods rich in Vitamin B12
Nutrition

Metabolic Syndrome Lymphatic outcome
Minor increase risk of Metabolic Syndrome
Lymphatic system

Low evidence
11.0%