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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Gossell-Williams, Maxine D.; Fletcher, Horace M.; McFarlane-Anderson, Norma; Jacob, A.; Patel, J.; Zeisel, S.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Article Title
Free Plasma Choline Concentrations During the First to Second Trimester of Pregnancy in Jamaican Women: Implications of Inaduquate Dietary Intake
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2005
Volume ID
54
Issue ID
Suppl. 2
Page(s)
74
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ISSN
0043-3144 WIMJAD
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Abstract
Objective: To investigate the effect of pregnancy on free plasma choline concentrations and the role of dieatry choline in Jamaican women.Methods: Sixteen women presenting to the antenatal clinic of the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) at 10-15 weeks of gestation were selected for this pilot study. A food frequency questionnaire was administered. Fasting blood samples were collected by vene-puncture at 10-15 and 21-24 weeks of gestation. Plasma wa assayed for choline using liquid chromatography electrospray ionization isotopic dilution mass spectrometry.....
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