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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are one of the most prescribed classes of psychotropics. Even though the SSRI class consists of 6 molecules (citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine and sertraline), only fluoxetine was intensively studied for endocrine disruptive effects, while the other SSRIs(More)
Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) is extensively used as antioxidant in foods, food packaging, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. In the past years, it raised concerns regarding its possible endocrine disrupting effect. The existing in vitro studies indicate that BHA presents a weak estrogenic effect and also anti-androgenic properties while an in vivo study found(More)
The short-term influences of stress on the activities of tyrosine hydroxylase in vivo and in vitro were examined in mice. The in vivo tyrosine hydroxylase activity was estimated by the rate of dopa accumulation which was measured at 30 min after the injection of NSD-1015 (100 mg kg), an aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase inhibitor, intraperitoneally and(More)
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