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Low doses of 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid are behaviorally teratogenic to rats

Low doses of 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid are behaviorally teratogenic to rats

Experientia 39(8): 891-892

Pre-natal exposure of rats to 2,4,5-T has long-term effects on behavior. A test for novelty responding detects abnormalities after exposure to a single dose as low as 6 mg/kg on day 8 of gestation. This is well below doses reported to be morphologically teratogenic, and raises concern for human exposure.

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PMID: 6873244

DOI: 10.1007/bf01990423

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