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Early Exposure to Common Weed Killer Impairs Amphibian Development

Science & Tech  (tags: research, environment, frogs, reptiles, developmental biology, biotechnology, atrazine, caspase-3, exposure, herbicide, kidney, morphogenesis, organ, tadpoles )

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When exposed to the widely used herbicide atrazine in their early stages of life the common weed killer,once thought to be harmless to animals,disrupts growth of vital organs in amphibians during multiple growth periods.

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Scott Shaubel (816)
Friday April 18, 2008, 4:28 am

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