Vape flavorants dull sensory perception and cause hyperactivity in developing zebrafish embryos

Patrick Gauthier, Alison Holloway & Mathilakath Vijayan
E-cigarette use (vaping) during pregnancy has been increasing, and the potential exists for the developing brain in utero to be exposed to chemical constituents in the vape. Vapes come in over 7,000 unique flavors with and without nicotine, and while nicotine is a known neurotoxicant, the effects of vape flavoring alone, in the absence of nicotine, on brain function are not well understood. Here we performed a screen of vape aerosol extracts (VAEs) to determine...
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