Exposure to paper mill effluent at a site in North Central Florida elicits molecular-level changes in gene expression indicative of progesterone and androgen exposure.

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Brockmeier, Erica K.; Jayasinghe, B. Sumith; Pine, William E.; Wilkinson, Krystan A.; Denslow, Nancy D.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106644, pmc: PMC4157789
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Earth Sciences | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Medicine | Freshwater Ecology | Q | Ecology | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | R | Genetics | Fish Genomics | Science | Genomics | Animal Genomics | Aquatic Environments
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Endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) are chemicals that negatively impact endocrine system function, with effluent from paper mills one example of this class of chemicals. In Florida, female Eastern mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) have been observed with male seconda... View more
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