[Ultramicroscopic aspects of the lungs in copper-deficient newborn rats].

In order to investigate the possible morphological alterations in the lungs of copper-deficient neonatal rats, three groups of 10 female Sprague-Dawley rats were used. The copper-deficient group was fed with a copper-free diet beginning at 35 days before pregnancy and throughout the gestation period. The control group received a diet adequate in copper and… (More)