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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2003

Effects of exposure to 17 alfa-ethinylestradiol during early development on sexual differentiation and induction of vittelogenin in zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Andersen, Lene; Holbech, Henrik; Petersen, Gitte I; Gessbo, Åsa; Norrgren, Leif


To determine the critical stage of zebrafish development where exposure to xenoestrogens can affect sex ratio and vitellogenin induction, zebrafish (Danio rerio) are exposed to 17 alfa-ethinylestradiol


Zebrafish; Danio rerio; Vitellogenin; Endocrine disrupters; Sex reversal; Ovotestis

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Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology
2003, Volume: 134, number: 3, pages: 365-374
Publisher: Elsevier Science Inc