Fetal and neonatal nicotine exposure and postnatal glucose homeostasis: identifying critical windows of exposure.

@article{Bruin2007FetalAN,
  title={Fetal and neonatal nicotine exposure and postnatal glucose homeostasis: identifying critical windows of exposure.},
  author={Jennifer E. Bruin and Lisa D Kellenberger and Hertzel C. Gerstein and Katherine M Morrison and Alison C Holloway},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={2007},
  volume={194 1},
  pages={171-8}
}
Fetal and lactational exposure to nicotine at concentrations comparable with those in women who smoke causes impaired glucose tolerance in male offspring in postnatal life. It remains unknown whether there are critical windows of susceptibility to nicotine exposure. Female nulliparous Wistar rats were given saline vehicle or nicotine bitartrate (1 mg/kg per… CONTINUE READING