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Retraction Note: Low birth weight: causes and consequences

The Original Article was published on 02 September 2013

This article [1] has been retracted by the Editor due to extensive overlap with a number of different previously published articles.


  1. Negrato C, Gomes M: Low birth weight: causes and consequences. Diabetol Metab Syndr. 2013, 5: 49-10.1186/1758-5996-5-49.

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Correspondence to Carlos Antonio Negrato.

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Negrato, C.A., Brito Gomes, M. Retraction Note: Low birth weight: causes and consequences. Diabetol Metab Syndr 6, 60 (2014).

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