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Indian J Exp Biol. 2004 Mar;42(3):330-2.

Nicotine induced alterations on reproductive organs of female rats under protein deficient condition.

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  • 1Department of Physiology, Calcutta University, 92 A P C Road, Kolkata 700 009, India.

Abstract

Nicotine causes decrement in body weight, reduction in ovarian and uterine weight, irregularity in estrous cycle and histological damage in ovary and uterus in rats maintained on normal (18% casein) and protein restricted diet (5% casein). The degree of nicotine toxicity increases in protein inadequacy.

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