Effects of neonatal polychlorinated biphenyl exposure on female sexual behavior.

@article{Chung2001EffectsON,
  title={Effects of neonatal polychlorinated biphenyl exposure on female sexual behavior.},
  author={Y W Chung and Antonio A. Nunez and Lynwood G. Clemens},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={363-70}
}
The effects of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) on development and reproduction are well documented. However, very little is known about the effects of PCBs on sexual behavior. In this study, we examined the effects of two commercial PCB mixtures, Aroclor 1221 (A1221) and Aroclor 1254 (A1254), on the development of female sexual behavior and of the incertohypothalamic dopaminergic cells (A11 and A13) in Long-Evans rats. Neonatal exposure to A1254 significantly reduced sexual receptivity and… CONTINUE READING

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