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    ABSTRACT: The following article from the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, 2010; 36(3): 533–537, ‘Relationship of adiponectin and resistin levels in umbilical and maternal serum with fetal macrosomia’ by Jing Wang, Shu-He Wang, Li-Xin Shang, Xing Dong, Xin Wang, Fang Zhang, Nan Wu, Li-Ming Xu and Yuan-Yuan Ye, published online on 8 June 2010 in Wiley Online Library (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com), has been retracted by agreement between the journal Editor in Chief, Takashi Okai, and Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd. The retraction has been agreed to due to overlap between this article and the following article published in The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ‘Relationship of adiponectin and resistin levels in umbilical serum, maternal serum and placenta with neonatal birth weight’ by Jing Wang, Li-Xin Shang, Xing Dong, Nan Wu, Shu-He Wang, Fang Shang, Li-Ming Xu and Ying Xiao,Volume 50 Issue 5, 2010, pages 432–438.
    Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research 06/2010; 36(3):533 - 537. · 0.84 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Adiponectin and resistin are novel hormones secreted by human adipocytes and mononuclear cells, which have been postulated to play roles in the regulation of energy metabolism during pregnancy. However, correlations between adiponectin and resistin levels in umbilical and maternal serum and fetal macrosomia remain poorly understood. The purpose of this study was to clarify the relationship of adiponectin and resistin levels in umbilical and maternal serum with fetal macrosomia. Serum adiponectin and resistin levels were prospectively measured by enzyme immunoassay in 70 mothers and their 70 neonates. The study group included 30 neonates with macrosomia and the control group included 40 neonates that were appropriate for gestational age. The correlations of cord serum adiponectin and resistin with maternal serum adiponectin and resistin, birth weight, body mass index (BMI), and placental weight were analyzed. Serum adiponectin and resistin levels were significantly decreased in macrosomic mothers compared with those in control women. The levels of adiponectin and resistin were diminished in macrosomic babies in comparison with control newborns. Umbilical serum adiponectin levels were inversely correlated with birth weight, newborn BMI, and placental weight, but not with maternal serum adiponectin levels. Umbilical serum resistin levels had a positive correlation with maternal serum resistin and a negative correlation with birth weight, newborn BMI, and placental weight. In addition, maternal serum resistin levels were inversely correlated with newborn birth weight. It is suggested that adiponectin and resistin play important roles in controlling body weight and may be related to the occurrence of fetal macrosomia.
    Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research 06/2010; 36(3):533-7. · 0.84 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Adiponectin and resistin have been postulated to play a role in the regulation of energy metabolism during pregnancy. However, relationship of adiponectin and resistin levels in umbilical serum, maternal serum and placenta with neonatal birth weight remains to be poorly understood. The purpose of the study was to clarify the correlations between adiponectin and resistin levels and neonatal birth weight. Enzyme immunoassay was used to measure the adiponectin and resistin levels in maternal and umbilical serum from 40 normal pregnant women (control group), 30 women with macrosomia (macrosomia group) and 30 women with fetal growth restriction (FGR group). Immunohistochemistry was used to measure adiponectin and resistin levels in placenta. Serum adiponectin and resistin levels were significantly increased in control women compared with that in macrosomia mothers, but significantly decreased compared with that in FGR mothers. The levels of adiponectin and resistin in control babies were significantly higher than that in macrosomic babies, whereas significantly lower than that in FGR babies. The placental expressions of adiponectin and resistin in macrosomia, control and FGR group were gradually elevated, and there was a significant difference between them. Umbilical serum adiponectin levels and placental adiponectin expression were inversely correlated with birth weight. Umbilical serum levels and placental expression of resistin had positive correlation with maternal serum resistin and negative correlation with birth weight. In addition, maternal serum resistin levels were inversely correlated with birth weight. It is suggested that adiponectin and resistin play an important role in controlling body weight and may be related to the occurrence of fetal macrosomia and FGR.
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 01/2010; · 1.30 Impact Factor