Gestational administration of cadmium alters the neurotransmitter levels in newborn rat brains.

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The effects of gestational and early lactational intoxication by cadmium (Cd) were studied in the brain of young Wistar rats. Pregnant rats were exposed to 10 mg of cadmium acetate per litre of drinking water, from initiation of pregnancy to parturition or until postnatal day 5. At birth or on postnatal day (PND) 5 the pups were weighed, sacrificed and… (More)

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@article{Antonio1998GestationalAO, title={Gestational administration of cadmium alters the neurotransmitter levels in newborn rat brains.}, author={M Teresa Antonio and M. J. G{\'o}mez - Benito and Mar{\'i}a Luisa Leret and Isabel Corpas}, journal={Journal of applied toxicology : JAT}, year={1998}, volume={18 2}, pages={83-8} }