Diesel exhaust affects the abnormal delivery in pregnant mice and the growth of their young.

@article{Tsukue2002DieselEA,
  title={Diesel exhaust affects the abnormal delivery in pregnant mice and the growth of their young.},
  author={Naomi Tsukue and Hirokazu Tsubone and Adriano K. Suzuki},
  journal={Inhalation toxicology},
  year={2002},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          635-51
        }
}
To clarify the toxic effects of diesel exhaust (DE) on delivery in mice and on growth of young, C57Bl-strain females were exposed to 0.3, 1.0, or 3.0 mg diesel exhaust particles (DEP)/m3 or filtered clean air (control) for 4 mo (12 h/day, 7 days/wk). After exposure, some females from each group were examined by necropsy, and the remainders were mated with unexposed males. Estrous females for necropsy who had been exposed to 1.0 mg DEP/m3 had significantly lower uterine weights than the control… CONTINUE READING
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