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Effect of DDT or parathion on the minimal electroshock seizure threshold of offspring from DDT or parathion-treated mothers

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Female mice were given 2.5 mg/kg body weight DDT and 3 mg/kg Parathion during the first, second or third trimester of pregnancy. Minimal electroshock seizure threshold indicated that there was no effect by these drugs on the brain excitability of their offspring when they were 70–90 days old.

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Al-Hachim, G.M., Fink, G.B. Effect of DDT or parathion on the minimal electroshock seizure threshold of offspring from DDT or parathion-treated mothers. Psychopharmacologia 13, 408–412 (1968). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00404955

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  • Prenatal
  • DDT-Parathion-Mice-Seizure Threshold