Vitellogenin, a Marker of Estrogen Mimicking Contaminants in Fishes: Characterization, Quantification and Interference by Anti-Estrogens

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Palumbo, Amanda J.;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: vitellogenin | Vg | environmental contaminants | California halibut | Paralichthys californicus | white sturgeon | Sacramento River | Life Sciences | Physical Sciences and Mathematics

Vitellogenin (Vg), the estrogen inducible protein precursor to egg yolk, serves as an indicator of exposure to estrogen mimicking environmental contaminants. Vg was isolated by size exclusion and ion exchange chromatography from plasma of California halibut (Paralichthy... View more
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