Reduced fecundity in mice on tannic acid diet
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.
Fecundity, growth rate, mice, tannic acid
Peaslee, Margaret H., and Frank A. Einhellig. "Reduced fecundity in mice on tannic acid diet." Comparative and General Pharmacology 4, no. 16 (1973): 393-397.
Comparative and General Pharmacology