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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
AgeImmature
InVivoIn vivo
LabLaboratory
FlowFlow through
Durationup to 30 days
RouteWater
Temperature10-12C
Concentration1 g/l
Notes
Described effects
Effect on corticosteroid: 2 days: increased plasma cortisol levels
Effect on corticosteroid: 7 and 14 days: decrease of plasma cortisol concentrations to basal levels
Effect on corticosteroid: 30 days: increased plasma cortisol levels
Effect on corticosteroid: 30 days: increased in vitro ACTH-induced cortisol secretion
Literature references
Brodeur, J.C., Daniel, C., Ricard, A.C., Hontela, A.(1998). In vitro response to ACTH of the interrenal tissue of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) exposed to cadmium;Aquat. Toxicol., 42: 103-113
Data compiled by the Research Group Environmental Toxicology, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium.
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