Zebrafish retinal defects induced by ethanol exposure are rescued by retinoic acid and folic acid supplement.

Abstract

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is caused by prenatal alcohol exposure, producing craniofacial, sensory, motor, and cognitive defects. FASD is highly prevalent in low socioeconomic populations, which are frequently accompanied by malnutrition. FASD-associated ocular pathologies include microphthalmia, optic nerve hypoplasia, and cataracts. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2014.11.001

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