Cellular and Hormonal Disruption of Fetal Testis Development in Sheep Reared on Pasture Treated with Sewage Sludge

@inproceedings{Paul2005CellularAH,
  title={Cellular and Hormonal Disruption of Fetal Testis Development in Sheep Reared on Pasture Treated with Sewage Sludge},
  author={Catriona Paul and Stewart M. Rhind and Carol E. Kyle and Hayley M. Scott and Chris McKinnell and Richard M. Sharpe},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2005}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether experimental exposure of pregnant sheep to a mixture of environmental chemicals added to pasture as sewage sludge (n = 9 treated animals) exerted effects on fetal testis development or function; application of sewage sludge was undertaken so as to maximize exposure of the ewes to its contents. Control ewes (n = 9) were reared on pasture treated with an equivalent amount of inorganic nitrogenous fertilizer. Treatment had no effect on body weight… CONTINUE READING

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