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The effects of lead ingestion on the body burden of DDT, liver vitamin A and microsomal enzyme activity in the rat

  • W. E. J. Phillips
  • D. C. Villeneuve
  • G. C. Becking
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Summary

Lead ingestion at 100 and 200 ppm for 36 and 90 days had no effect on the disappearance of DDT residues (and metabolites) from adipose tissue of rats. Lead alone, and lead fed to DDT pre-treated animals had no effect on body weight gain, liver weights, liver vitamin A, liver protein,in vitro liver carboxylesterase activity and pentobarbital sleeping times.

Keywords

Enzyme Waste Water Adipose Tissue Weight Gain Water Pollution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. J. Phillips
    • 1
  • D. C. Villeneuve
    • 1
  • G. C. Becking
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of National Health and WelfareResearch Laboratories, Food and Drug DirectorateOttawaCanada

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