Environ Res 2021 Jul 14:111690. Epub 2021 Jul 14.
Université Paris-Saclay, UVSQ, INRAE, BREED, 78350, Jouy-en-Josas, France; Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort, BREED, 94700, Maisons-Alfort, France; MIMA2 Platform, INRAE, 78350, Jouy-en-Josas, France.
Background: Results from observational and experimental studies indicate that exposure to air pollutants during gestation reduces birth weight, whereas little is known on potential cardiometabolic consequences for the offspring at adulthood.
Objectives: Our aim was to evaluate the long-term effects of gestational exposure to diesel engine exhaust (DE) on adult offspring phenotype in a rabbit model.
Methods: The protocol was designed to mimic human exposure in large European cities. Read More