International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Zoology | Egypt | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016


Teratogenic effects of di-(2-ethylhexyl)-phthalate (DEHP) on Survival, Morphology and Skeleton System of Mice Fetuses

EL-Balshy R. M. | Ibrahim S.A | Award M.H | El- Daly A.A | Iskandar M.K.


Abstract: The present study delt with the effects of di- (2-ethylhexyl) -phthalate (DEHP) on the skeletal system of the prenatal fetuses of 20thday of gestation. DEHP treatment caused fetal mortality, retarded weight, length and ossification of some bones and shortness of others. Skull, vertebrae, sternum, girdles and limbs were the main affected by DEHP.


Keywords: Skeletal system di- 2-ethylhexyl phthalate Teratogenesis Malformation


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,


Pages: 2005 - 2013


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