Bryan Adlard

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The exposure of Aboriginal peoples in the Canadian Arctic to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and metals through the consumption of traditional food items is well recognized; however, less information is available for Canadian immigrants. The direct comparison of blood chemical concentrations for expectant primiparous women sampled in the Inuvik and(More)
Under the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) and its Sound Management of Chemicals (SMOC) program, a tri-national human contaminant monitoring initiative was completed to provide baseline exposure information for several environmental contaminants in Canada, Mexico and the United States (U.S). Blood samples were collected from(More)
1. Treatment of pregnant rats with cytosine arabinoside (ara-C, 50 mg/kg, i.p.)at 14 days of gestation severely impaired both prenatal and postnatal whole brain growth in their offspring, although the cerebellum was relatively less affected than whole brain. 2. Rats treated at 5 days of age with ara-C (250 mg/kg, i.p.) showed an impairment in growth of the(More)