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Teratogens

Known as: Teratogen 
An agent that causes the production of physical defects in the developing embryo.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Hypoxia occurs over large areas in aquatic systems worldwide, and there is growing concern that hypoxia may affect aquatic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Valproic acid is widely used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder and is also a potent teratogen, but its mechanisms of action… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Retinoids have a reputation for being both detrimental and beneficial: they are teratogens, but they also have tumour-suppressive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Basal cell carcinoma, medulloblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma and other human tumours are associated with mutations that activate the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Veratrum alkaloids and distal inhibitors of cholesterol biosynthesis have been studied for more than 30 years as potent… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
It is apparent that there are many unanswered questions about the pathogenesis of CRS. For instance, the chance of embryonic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The underlying brain injury that leads to autism has been difficult to identify. The diagnostic criteria of the disease are not… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Thalidomide is a potent teratogen causing dysmelia (stunted limb growth) in humans. We have demonstrated that orally administered… Expand
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Review
1988
Review
1988
Environmental agents including ethanol, 13-cis retinoic acid (RA, Accutane), the antimetabolite methotrexate, periods of hypoxia… Expand
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Review
1978
Review
1978
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  • Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical…
  • 1978
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1. Simple and reliable methods are now available for growing rat and mouse embryos in culture at all stages of organogenesis… Expand
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