Effects of maternal 4-tert-octylphenol exposure on the reproductive tract of male rats at adulthood.

@article{Aydoan2006EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of maternal 4-tert-octylphenol exposure on the reproductive tract of male rats at adulthood.},
  author={M{\"u}fide Aydoğan and Nurhayat Barlas},
  journal={Reproductive toxicology},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={455-60}
}
Increases in human male reproductive disorders (testicular cancer, cryptorchidism, hypospadias, and low sperm counts) might stem from increased exposure of the developing male to environmental estrogens. In the present study, we investigated the effects of octylphenol (OP), an estrogenic compound, exposure on the male reproductive system during the fetal period in which the development of reproductive organs and sexual differentiation occurs. Male rats were treated with OP in utero at doses of… CONTINUE READING
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