Developmental Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls Influences Stroke Outcome in Adult Rats

@inproceedings{Dziennis2008DevelopmentalET,
  title={Developmental Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls Influences Stroke Outcome in Adult Rats},
  author={Suzan Dziennis and Dongren Yang and Jian Cheng and Kim A Anderson and Nabil J. Alkayed and Patricia D. Hurn and Pamela J Lein},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND The "developmental origins of adult disease" hypothesis was originally derived from evidence linking low birth weight to cardiovascular diseases including stroke. Subsequently, it has been expanded to include developmental exposures to environmental contaminants as risk factors for adult onset disease. OBJECTIVE Our goal in this study was to test the hypothesis that developmental exposure to poly-chlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) alters stroke outcome in adults. METHODS We exposed… CONTINUE READING
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