- Maternal coding variants in complement receptor 1 and spontaneous idiopathic preterm birthJude J McElroy
Center for Human Genetics Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
Hum Genet 132:935-42. 2013..71. Our results demonstrate the importance of the complement and coagulation cascades in the pathophysiology of PTB, and suggest potential screening and intervention approaches to prevent prematurity that target this pathway. ..
- Primate-specific evolution of noncoding element insertion into PLA2G4C and human preterm birthJevon Plunkett
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
BMC Med Genomics 3:62. 2010..We hypothesize that higher primate-specific gene evolution may lead to these differences and target genes involved in human preterm birth, an area of global health significance...