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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 701439, 9 pages
Embryotoxic and Teratogenic Effects of Nickel in Swiss Albino Mice during Organogenetic Period
1Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302055, India
2Radiation and Cancer Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Received 30 April 2013; Revised 17 June 2013; Accepted 17 June 2013
Academic Editor: Qaisar Mahmood
Copyright © 2013 Shivi Saini et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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