Genomes and Genes


Chittaranjan S Yajnik



  1. Yajnik C, Chandak G, Joglekar C, Katre P, Bhat D, Singh S, et al. Maternal homocysteine in pregnancy and offspring birthweight: epidemiological associations and Mendelian randomization analysis. Int J Epidemiol. 2014;43:1487-97 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest a causal role for maternal homocysteine (1-C metabolism) in fetal growth. Reducing maternal homocysteine concentrations may improve fetal growth. ..
  2. Yajnik C, Katre P, Joshi S, Kumaran K, Bhat D, Lubree H, et al. Higher glucose, insulin and insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) in childhood predict adverse cardiovascular risk in early adulthood: the Pune Children's Study. Diabetologia. 2015;58:1626-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results support interventions to improve glucose-insulin metabolism in childhood to reduce cardiovascular risk in later life. ..
  3. Khafaie M, Salvi S, Ojha A, Khafaie B, Gore S, Yajnik C. Particulate matter and markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in type 2 diabetic patients: result from Wellcome Trust Genetic study. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2018;28:328-336 pubmed publisher
    ..Prospective studies and interventions are required to define mechanism and confirm causality. ..