Birth Defects Research Volume 113, Issue 1, Pages 1-109, Includes 2020 Reviewer Thank You

The Table of Contents for Volume 113, Issue 1 of the journal Birth Defects Research is now available. This issue includes a list of all reviewers from 2020. Thank you to all who participated in the peer review process this past year! If you are interested in getting involved with peer review for BDR, please contact Editor-In-Chief, Dr. Michel Vekemans (

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Research Articles

Cigarette smoke induced neural tube defects by down‐regulating noggin expression

Chuanhui Yin, Heng Cai, Dandan Yang, Yi Jian, Jinfeng Zhang, Zhiwen Li, Dong Wang,

First Published: 19 September 2020

Paternal exposure to di‐n‐butyl‐phthalate induced developmental toxicity in zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Jingying Hu, Minjie Xia, Yuzhu Wang, Fang Tian, Bing Sun, Mingjun Yang, Wei Yang, Xuncheng Ding, Huihui Xu, Weihua Li 

First Published: 03 October 2020

Zika virus‐induced brain malformations in chicken embryos

Gabriela Elis Wachholz, Ana Paula Muterle Varela, Thais Fumaco Teixeira, Sophia Martins Simon de Matos, Paula Rigon da Luz Soster, Fernanda Sales Luiz Vianna, Diogo Onofre Gomes de Souza, Paulo Michel Roehe, Lavínia Schuler‐Faccini, Lucas Rosa Fraga 

First Published: 03 October 2020

Developmental and reproductive safety evaluation of AV7909 anthrax vaccine candidate in rats

Eve Mylchreest, M. Autumn Smiley, Jeff D. Ballin, Bruna Blauth, Jeffry Shearer, Joshua Reece, Boris Ionin, Vladimir Savransky 

First Published: 16 October 2020

Risk factors and time trends for isolated craniosynostosis

Jeremy M Schraw, J.P. Woodhouse, Peter H Langlois, Mark A Canfield, Angela E Scheuerle, A.J. Agopian, Renata H Benjamin, Philip J Lupo

First Published: 22 October 2020

Unfavorable postnatal outcome with significant dilation of the fetal main pulmonary artery near term

Julia Murlewska, Oskar Sylwestrzak, Maria Respondek‐Liberska 

First Published: 23 October 2020

Identifying environmental risk factors and gene–environment interactions in holoprosencephaly

Yonit A. Addissie, Angela Troia, Zoe C. Wong, Joshua L. Everson, Beth A. Kozel, Maximilian Muenke, Robert J. Lipinski, Kristen M.C. Malecki, Paul Kruszka

First Published: 28 October 2020

A 2019 global update on folic acid‐preventable spina bifida and anencephaly

Vijaya Kancherla, Kaustubh Wagh, Helena Pachón, Godfrey P. Oakley Jr. 

First Published: 30 October 2020

Could aspartame exacerbate caffeine effects on renal maturation in rat's offspring? A biochemical and histological study

Shimaa Anter Fareed, Heba El‐Sayed Mostafa

First Published: 30 October 2020

List of Reviewers

Reviewer Thank You 2020

First Published: 27 December 2020



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