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Decreased maternal serum acetate and impaired fetal thymic and regulatory T cell development in preeclampsia

Mingjing Hu, David Eviston, Peter Hsu, Eliana Marino, Ann Chidgey, Brigitte Santner-Nanan, Kahlia Wong, James L Richards, Yu Anne Yap, Fiona Collier, Ann Quinton, Steven Joung, Michael Peek, Ron Benzie, Laurence Macia, David Wilson, Ann-Louise Ponsonby, Mimi LK Tang, Martin O'Hely, Norelle L Daly Show all

Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank Dr. Tobin Northfield for assistance with the data processing. Appreciation is also extended to participants of the Barwon Infant Study and the participants of the Nepean Cohort 1-4. We would also like to thank Mrs Amanda Bullman Chief Scientist in Charge of Immunohistochemistry, Anatomical Pathology, ACT Pathology, Canberra Hospital who performed the immunohistochemical studies. We also thank Susan Abuckle and Nicky Graf for providing thymus and spleen specimens from the Children's Hospital Westmead. Drs Michael Conlon and David Topping, Commonwealth Scientific, and Industrial Research Organization, Adelaide, who measured the serum acetate levels in the BIS cohort. We are grateful to the Australian Women and Children's Research Foundation and the Nepean Medical Research Fund for supporting this project. The James Cook University NMR facility was partially funded by the Australian Research Council (LE120100015, LE160100218).