Fetal alcohol exposure and temporal vulnerability: effects of binge-like alcohol exposure on the developing rat hippocampus.

@article{Livy2003FetalAE,
  title={Fetal alcohol exposure and temporal vulnerability: effects of binge-like alcohol exposure on the developing rat hippocampus.},
  author={Daniel J. Livy and Elizabeth K Miller and Susan E. Maier and James R. West},
  journal={Neurotoxicology and teratology},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={447-58}
}
Children with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) display altered performance in tasks of learning and memory, behaviours thought to be associated with the hippocampus. Altered hippocampal structure has been reported in some FAS children; therefore, a rat model system was used to determine whether the size and numbers of pyramidal cells in regions CA1 and CA3 of… CONTINUE READING