Lead acetate induced reproductive and paternal mediated developmental toxicity in rats.


Lead was administered orally to adult male rats at exposure level of 273 or 819 mg/L (0.05% or 0.15% lead acetate, respectively) for 45 days via drinking water. At the end of the exposure period, control and experimental males were mated with untreated females. Of the females mated with treated males, 73.3% in the 0.05% group and 53.33% in the 0.15% group… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2010.10.044


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