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Suppressive effects of breast milk on oxidative DNA damage in very low birthweight infants
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    Sources of 8-OHdG in VLBW infants

    Dear Editor

    We read the paper by Shoji et al.[1] with interest but would like to offer an alternative explanation for their findings. They observed lower 8-OHdG at 14 and 28 days in preterm infants fed with breast-milk as compared with formula. This replicates their previous findings with term infants and tested at 28 days.[2] The levels reported here are lower than those reported in their term infants, r...

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