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Effect of aflatoxin on reproduction in rats.

Panda, P. C. and Sreenivasamurthy, V. and Parpia, H. A. B. (1970) Effect of aflatoxin on reproduction in rats. Journal of Food Science and Technology (Mysore), 7 (1). 20-22, 24 ref..

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Abstract

Male and female albino rats were fed a stock diet containing aflatoxin (50 mug aflatoxin B/rat/day) during the entire mating, gestation, and lactation period of the females. No effect on the oestrus cycle of the adult female was observed. Litter size and birth weight were unaffected, but a significant increase was shown in intra-uterine foetal resorption in the pregnant rat. A significant decrease in weaning weight was observed in the group fed aflatoxin.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: AFLATOXINS-; Effect of aflatoxins on reproduction of rats
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 07 Life Sciences > 04 Microbiology
Divisions: Food Microbiology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2014 06:55
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2014 06:55
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/7340

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