Heena Mehta-Simmons

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We previously showed that maternal exposure to nicotine, alone or in combination with chlorpyrifos, caused an increase in glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) immunostaining in the CA1 subfield of hippocampus and cerebellum in postnatal day (PND) 30 offspring. In the present study, PND 60 offspring were evaluated for histopathological and cholinergic(More)
Cigarette smoking and environmental exposure to chlorpyrifos during pregnancy could lead to developmental toxicity in the offspring. In the present study, pregnant female Sprague-Dawley rats (300-350 g) were treated daily with nicotine (1 mg/kg, sc) or chlorpyrifos (0.1 mg/kg, dermal) or a combination of nicotine and chlorpyrifos from gestational days (GD)(More)
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