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Potential underlying (patho)physiological pathways of folate deficiency and neural tube defects in obese women

Overview potential underlying (patho)physiological pathways of folate deficiency and NTDs in obese women. Abbreviation: NTD = neural tube defect. (Source: van der Windt M, Schoenmakers S, van Rijn B, Galjaard S, Steegers-Theunissen R, van Rossem L. Epidemiology and (patho)physiology of folic acid supplement use in obese women before and during pregnancy. Nutrients 2021;13[2]:331. Creative Commons Attribution [CC BY 4.0] license,