Prenatal alcohol exposure alters the size, but not the pattern, of the whisker representation in neonatal rat barrel cortex

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Maternal alcohol exposure results in a variety of neurodevelopmental abnormalities that include cognitive and sensorimotor dysfunctions that often persist into adulthood. Many reports of central nervous system disturbances associated within a clinical diagnosis of fetal alcohol syndrome point toward disturbances in central information processing. In this… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00221-005-2287-9

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