Title

Reduced fecundity in mice on tannic acid diet

Abstract

1. White mice fed a continuous diet of 8 per cent tannic acid in laboratory chow produced litters of smaller number, slower growth rate, and lower body-weight plateau.

2. Females on this tannic acid diet required a longer time to become impregnated.

Document Type

Article

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1016/0010-4035(73)90050-5

Keywords

Fecundity, growth rate, mice, tannic acid

Publication Date

1-1-1973

Journal Title

Comparative and General Pharmacology

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