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
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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