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Toxic equivalency factors (TEFs) for PCBs, PCDDs, PCDFs for humans and wildlife.
An expert meeting was organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and held in Stockholm on 15-18 June 1997. The objective of this meeting was to derive consensus toxic equivalency factors (TEFs)Expand
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Ethoxyresorufin-O-deethylase (EROD) Activity in Fish as a Biomarker of Chemical Exposure
This review compiles and evaluates existing scientific information on the use, limitations, and procedural considerations for EROD activity (a catalytic measurement of cytochrome P4501A induction) asExpand
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Widespread occurrence of intersex in black basses (Micropterus spp.) from U.S. rivers, 1995-2004.
Intersex occurrence in freshwater fishes was evaluated for nine river basins in the United States. Testicular oocytes (predominantly male testes containing female germ cells) were the most pervasiveExpand
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Atrazine reduces reproduction in fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas).
Atrazine, the widely used herbicide, has shown to affect the hypothalamus-pituitary-gonad axis in certain vertebrate species, but few studies have examined reproductive effects of this chemical onExpand
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Dietary Exposure of Mink to Carp from Saginaw Bay.
In this study, mink (Mustela vison) were exposed to various amounts of carp (Cyprinus carpio) collected from Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, MI, and the reproductive effects were observed. In this portionExpand
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2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin toxicity in the zebrafish embryo: local circulation failure in the dorsal midbrain is associated with increased apoptosis.
The article highlighted in this issue is "2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin Toxicity in the Zebrafish Embryo: Local Circulation Failure in the Dorsal Midbrain Is Associated with IncreasedExpand
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Physical and hormonal examination of Missouri River shovelnose sturgeon reproductive stage: a reference guide
Summary From May 2001 to June 2002 Wildhaber et al. (2005) conducted monthly sampling of Lower Missouri River shovelnose sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus) to develop methods for determinationExpand
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Toxicogenomics in regulatory ecotoxicology.
Recent years have witnessed an explosion of different genomic approaches which, through a combination of advanced biological, instrumental and bioinformatic techniques, can yield a previouslyExpand
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Polychlorinated biphenyls and 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin equivalents in tree swallows from the Upper Hudson River, New York State, USA
The upper Hudson River of New York State, USA, is contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) as a result of industrial discharges throughout the latter half of this century. In 1994 and 1995,Expand
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Development of Thiamine Deficiencies and Early Mortality Syndrome in Lake Trout by Feeding Experimental and Feral Fish Diets Containing Thiaminase
Abstract We conducted a laboratory investigation on the consequences of feeding predatory salmonids either experimental diets low in thiamine or diets containing alewife Alosa pseudoharengus. InExpand
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