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Congenital malformations of the brain produced by short zinc deficiencies in rats.

Authors
Warkany-J; Petering-HG
Source
Am J Ment Defic 1973 Sep; 77(5):645-653
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00025161
Abstract
Maternal dietary zinc (7440666) deficiencies of three to six days in rats are found to produce congenital malformations of the brain, such as exencephaly, hydrocephaly, cleft lip, cleft palate, as well as ocular and skeletal malformations. The results are discussed in relation to human malformations and mental retardation.
Keywords
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Grant; Grants-other; Reproductive-effects; Malnutrition; Minerals; Brain-disorders; Skeletal-system-disorders; Oral-disorders; Mental-disorders
Contact
Environmental Health Kettering Laboratory Eden & Bethesda Avenues Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
CODEN
AJMDAW
CAS No.
7440-66-6
Publication Date
19730901
Document Type
Journal Article
Funding Amount
311966
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1973
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R01-OH-00337
Issue of Publication
5
ISSN
0002-9351
Priority Area
Other Occupational Concerns; Grants-other
Source Name
American Journal of Mental Deficiency
State
OH
Performing Organization
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
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