Developmental exposure to walnut & changes in epigenetic regulators in rat brain

Last updated 11th Jul 2019
Follow pinboard


A pinboard by Tolulope Arogundade

PhD research fellow, Department of Anatomy, University of Ilorin.


Recent findings indicate that the most important interactions in deciding our biological ‘destinies’ take place before birth and the early postnatal years. These exciting insights suggest new ways of protecting the health of fetus, infant and adults.

The brain is particularly characterized by being highly plastic, and is not only receptive to, but also requires cues from its environment for proper development. From an understanding of evolution...