Lactation exposure to BDE-153 damages learning and memory, disrupts spontaneous behavior and induces hippocampus neuron death in adult rats.

TitleLactation exposure to BDE-153 damages learning and memory, disrupts spontaneous behavior and induces hippocampus neuron death in adult rats.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsZhang H, Li X, Nie J, Niu Q
JournalBrain research
Volume1517
Pagination44-56
Date Published2013 Jun 23
Abstract

To study the effects of 2,2',4,4',5,5'-hexa-brominated diphenyl ether (BDE-153) exposure during lactation on the learning and memory abilities, spontaneous behavior and brain cells of adult rats and to elicit basic information on PBDE's developmental neurotoxicity.

DOI10.1098/rstb.2012.0299
Alternate JournalBrain Res.