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Combating low birth weight due to malaria infection in pregnancy.

Beeson JG, Scoullar MJL, Boeuf P
Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. [email protected]


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).

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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.


  • Journal: Science Translational Medicine
  • Published: 07/03/2018
  • Volume: 10
  • Issue: 431
  • Pagination: eaat1506