Effects of prenatal exposure to sodium arsenite on motor and food-motivated behaviors from birth to adulthood in C57BL6/J mice.

@article{Markowski2012EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of prenatal exposure to sodium arsenite on motor and food-motivated behaviors from birth to adulthood in C57BL6/J mice.},
  author={Vincent P. Markowski and Elizabeth A. Reeve and Kristen D. Onos and Mina Assadollahzadeh and Naomi McKay},
  journal={Neurotoxicology and teratology},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={221-31}
}
Consumption of arsenic-contaminated drinking water is associated with numerous cancers and dermal and vascular diseases. Arsenic is also a potent nervous system toxicant and epidemiological studies indicate that intellectual functions in children are compromised following early developmental exposure. This study was designed to examine the effects of arsenic on a broad range of age-specific behaviors including basic sensory-motor responses in neonates, locomotor activity and grip strength in… CONTINUE READING