Journal article

Combating low birth weight due to malaria infection in pregnancy

James G Beeson, Michelle JL Scoullar, Philippe Boeuf

Science Translational Medicine | AMER ASSOC ADVANCEMENT SCIENCE | Published : 2018


Decreased l-arginine and nitric oxide bioavailability in pregnant women with malaria contributes to low birth weight, suggesting that l-arginine supplementation could be a potential treatment (McDonald et al).


Funding Acknowledgements

Authors were supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia. The Burnet Institute was supported by an Operational Infrastructure Support grant from the Victorian state government.