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Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1981 Sep;78(9):5722-3.

Hyperoxia and hypoxia in pregnancy: simple experimental manipulation alters the incidence of cleft lip and palate in CL/Fr mice.

Abstract

This paper describes alterations in the incidence of cleft lip and palate in CL/Fr mice subsequent to experimental manipulation of maternal respiratory oxygen levels during a critical period of pregnancy. Only a few previous studies have shown that the incidence of some "genetically determined" malformations in mammals can be decreased by environmental procedures. In addition to demonstrating a decreased incidence of cleft lip and palate subsequent to maternal hyperoxia on gestational days 10 and 11 in a genetically susceptible strain, the results of the present study show that hypoxia at this time increases the incidence of cleft lip and palate.

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6946511
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PMC348841
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