Congenital brain damage spares the basic patterns of parental behavior in affected mice.

Abstract

Pregnant albino mice were treated with 5-azacytidine so that the embryonic brains were affected late in their morphological ontogeny. The offspring showed retarded body growth and a conspicuous reduction in the size of the cerebral hemispheres as measured at the end of development. Histological alterations were found in the hippocampus and the cingulate… (More)

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