, Volume 40, Issue 8, pp 879–881 | Cite as

Teratogenic effects of methylnitrosourea on pregnant mice before implantation

  • I. K. Takeuchi
Short Communications


Methylnitrosourea at a dose of 10 mg/kg is teratogenic when applied to pregnant mice on gestational days 2.5, 3.5 or 4.5, but has no such effects on gestational days 0.5 and 1.5.


Teratogenic Effect Pregnant Mouse Methylnitrosourea 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. K. Takeuchi
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  1. 1.Department of EmbryologyInstitute for Developmental Research, Aichi Prefectural ColonyKasugai, Aichi(Japan)

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