Growth-depressing effects of alcohol and nicotine in two strains of rats.

  title={Growth-depressing effects of alcohol and nicotine in two strains of rats.},
  author={A Riesenfeld},
  journal={Acta anatomica},
  volume={122 1},
Inbred Buffalo and Fisher rats were submitted to daily treatment with alcohol and nicotine for a period of 6 months. Alcohol treatment was pre- and postnatal, nicotine treatment postnatal only. All parameters of bone length and weight were depressed in both experiments in spite of the continuous growth of the rats. Although the level of depression was greater in some areas than in others, a clear target area applicable to both sexes and strains could not be found. Fisher and Buffalo females… CONTINUE READING

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