Nicotine reduces embryo growth, delays implantation, and retards parturition in rats

Robert E Hammer, J. A. Mitchell

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Abstract

Daily injections of nicotine during the initial 5 days of pregnancy reduces embryo growth, delays implantation, and retards the onset of parturition in rats. Nicotine administration does not alter litter size, birth weight, sex distribution, or mortality rates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)333-336
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
Volume162
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1979

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Nicotine
Rats
Embryonic Structures
Parturition
Litter Size
Sex Distribution
Growth
Birth Weight
Pregnancy
Injections
Mortality

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Nicotine reduces embryo growth, delays implantation, and retards parturition in rats. / Hammer, Robert E; Mitchell, J. A.

In: Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Vol. 162, No. 2, 1979, p. 333-336.

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