Tall fescue endophyte: effect on congenital development and pup growth in mice.

@article{Varney1991TallFE,
  title={Tall fescue endophyte: effect on congenital development and pup growth in mice.},
  author={Douglas Varney and Louis Varney and Panayiotis Michael. Zavos and Roger W. Hemken and M. D. Wiglesworth and Michael Siegel},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={1991},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={
          460-6
        }
}
This study was designed to assess effects of a diet containing endophyte (Acremonium coenophialum)-infected tall fescue seed on litter growth and development in mice. Twenty pairs of mature CD-1 mice were allocated to dietary treatments containing 50% (wt/wt) rodent chow plus either 50% endophyte-infected tall fescue seed or seed that was not infected. At parturition, six pups of approximately equal BW and sex ratio were selected from each litter and fostered to each of the dams for suckling… CONTINUE READING
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