Study links gene to pre-eclampsia

05/12/2008 | Washington Post, The

Researchers who conducted a study on mice found that deficiency in the catechol-O-methyltransferase gene reduces the levels of the metabolite 2-methoxyestradiol, which in turn leads to pre-eclampsia -- the lack of oxygen in the placenta. The finding may help in the development of a test that would identify women at risk for the condition, the researchers said.

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