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Endocrine Disruption in the Scheldt estuary:
distribution, exposure and effects
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Tetrabromobisphenol A
Study details
Groupfish
OrganismRainbow trout
Tissue
AgeImmature
InVivoIn vivo
LabLaboratory
FlowFlow through
Duration18 days
RouteIntraperitoneal
Temperature11-14C
Concentration50 mg/kg
NotesDosing on days 0, 6 and 12
Described effects
suspected no endocrine effect
No induction of vitellogenesis
Literature references
Christiansen, L.B., Pedersen, K.L., Pederseen, S.N., Korsgaard, B., Bjerregaard, P.(2000). In vivo comparison of xenoestrogens using rainbow trout vitellogenin induction as a screening system.Environ. Toxicol. Chem., 19: 1867-1874
Data compiled by the Research Group Environmental Toxicology, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium.
For queries about the data, please contact Colin Janssen or Tim Verslycke .
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