Disposition of genistein in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and siberian sturgeon (Acipenser baeri).


Genistein (G) is a xenoestrogen from soy present in fish diet. In vivo, a 50-fold difference in sensitivity to genistein on vitellogenin (VTG) synthesis was found when comparing trout and sturgeon. This difference was not linked to the estrogen receptor affinity nor to the sensitivity of induction of the VTG pathway. The study was performed to check if… (More)


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