THE MECHANISM OF VITAMIN A INDUCED TERATOGENESIS

S TAKEKOSHI
1964 Journal of embryology and experimental morphology  
WITH TWO PLATES IT IS generally recognized that some congenital malformations may be caused by an abnormal environment surrounding the mother in pregnancy. Many experiments have been reported concerning the teratogenesis due to various hypovitaminoses, but there are relatively few reports on teratogenesis resulting from the administration of a large quantity of vitamin. Among the latter, the best known are malformations caused by hypervitaminoses A and D. In spite of many experiments on the
more » ... eriments on the effect of hypervitaminosis A carried out by
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