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Table 1 Observations of physical development and behavioural tests in murine offspring

From: Long-term effects of environmentally relevant doses of 2,2',4,4',5,5' hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB153) on neurobehavioural development, health and spontaneous behaviour in maternally exposed mice

Physical markers of development PND5 PND8 PND11 PND15 PND18 Week 16
Weight + + + + + +
Freeing of pinnae + +     
Fur development + +     
Incisor eruption   + + +   
Eye opening    + +   
Behavioural testing PND5 PND8 PND11 PND15 PND18 Week 16
Grasping reflex + +     
Righting reflex + +     
Climb/hang test + + +    
Auditory startle   + + +   
Visual placing     +   
Cliff drop aversion     +   
Forelimb strength     + +  
Open field      + +
Startle reflex (ASR/PPI)       +
  1. Behavioural tests were performed on all pups in a litter from postnatal day (PND) 5 to PND18 and at 16 weeks of age. +: Signifies that the test was performed that day.