Extracellular edema and glial response to it in the cerebellum of suckling rats with low-dose lead encephalopathy


Newborn rats were exposed to daily intraperitoneal injections of 10 mg lead nitrate per kg body weight for the first 15 postnatal days. The growth and mortality of the lead-exposed animals did not differ from their control litter-mates, injected with vehicle only. In our previous studies, focal hemorrhages and spongy areas as well as breakdown of blood… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00687071

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