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Endocrine Disruption in the Scheldt estuary:
distribution, exposure and effects
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Cadmium
Study details
Groupfish
OrganismOncorhynchus mykiss (Rainbow trout)
Tissue
AgeJuvenile
InVivoIn vivo
LabLaboratory
FlowFlow through
Duration30 days
RouteWater
Temperature10-12C
Concentration1 g/l
NotesDose range: 1-5 g/l; Cd dosed as CdCl
Described effects
Effect on corticosteroid: Increased plasma cortisol levels
Literature references
Ricard, A.C., Daniel, C., Anderson, P., Hontela, A.(1998). Effects of subchronic exposure to cadmium chloride on endocrine and metabolic functions in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss.Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 34: 377-381
Data compiled by the Research Group Environmental Toxicology, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium.
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