Reports

Intellectual Deficit Associated with Transplacentally Induced Microcephaly in the Rat

Science  03 Jan 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3862, pp. 88-90
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3862.88

Abstract

Fischer rats injected with methylazoxymethanol late in pregnancy produce young with considerably reduced cerebral hemispheres. They appear normal otherwise. As adults these animals make many more errors in the Hebb-Williams maze than do control animals.

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