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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2006

Availability of In Vitro Vitellogenin Assay for Screening of Estrogenic and Anti-Estrogenic Activities of Environmental Chemicals

Iguchi, Taisen; Irie, Fumi; Urushitani, Hiroshi; Tooi, Osamu; Kawashima, Yukio; Roberts, Mike; Norrgren, Leif; Hutchinson, Thomas H


Vitellogenin (VTG) protein, VTG mRNA, other egg yolk proteins, vitelline envelope proteins and their mRNAs are produced in the liver of oviparous species by stimulation of endogenous estrogen and exogenous estrogenic chemicals


vitellogenin; hepatocyte culture; fish; amphibian; avian

Published in

Environmental Sciences -Netherlands-
2006, volume: 13, number: 3, pages: 161-183
Publisher: MYU Tokyo

Authors' information

Hutchinson, Thomas H.
Iguchi, Taisen
Irie, Fumi
Kawashima, Yukio
Roberts, Mike
Tooi, Osamu
Urushitani, Hiroshi

UKÄ Subject classification

Veterinary Science
Animal and Dairy Science

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