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Title: Androgens and fetal growth
Authors: de Zegher, Francis ×
François, I
Boehmer, ALM
Saggese, G
Muller, J
Hiort, O
Sultan, C
Clayton, P
Brauner, R
Cacciari, E
Ibanez, L
Van Vliet, G
Tiulpakov, A
Saka, N
Ritzen, M
Sippell, WG #
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: Karger
Series Title: Hormone research vol:50 issue:4 pages:243-244
Abstract: Boys are heavier than girls at term birth, Children with a 46,XY karyotype and androgen insensitivity syndrome (clinically complete form and/or proven mutations in the androgen receptor gene) were found to have a birth weight comparable to that of girls. These findings support the hypothesis that the difference in birth weight between boys and girls is generated by androgen action.
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ISSN: 0301-0163
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Section Newborn (-)
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