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Endocrine Disruption in the Scheldt estuary:
distribution, exposure and effects
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ED North Database
Lead
Physicochemical properties
Chemical name NLLood
Chemical name ENLead
CAS no7439-92-1
UN-
Chemical formulaPb
Molecular weight207,19
Boiling point1740C
Melting point327,5C
Density11,3437 at 16C
Vapour pressure-
SolubilityInsoluble
LogKow-
PhaseSolid
Notes
Persistenceyes
Degradation
Accumulation
Endocrien effect studies
Organism group Effect 
mammaliansuspected endocrine effect
Decreased sperm density, counts of total, motile and viable sperm and percentage and count of progressively motile sperm
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mammaliansuspected endocrine effect
Decrease in prostate secretory function
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mammaliansuspected endocrine effect
Abnormal sperm head morphology
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mammaliansuspected endocrine effect
Increased serum testosterone and estradiol
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mammaliansuspected no endocrine effect
No effect on serum thyroid hormone levels
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mammaliansuspected no endocrine effect
No correlation between reduced fertility and Pb blood levels
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Data compiled by the Research Group Environmental Toxicology, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium.
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