Estrogenic chemicals at puberty change ERalpha in the hypothalamus of male and female rats.

@article{Ceccarelli2007EstrogenicCA,
  title={Estrogenic chemicals at puberty change ERalpha in the hypothalamus of male and female rats.},
  author={Ilaria Ceccarelli and Daniele Della Seta and Paolo Fiorenzani and Francesca Farabollini and Anna Maria Aloisi},
  journal={Neurotoxicology and teratology},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          108-15
        }
}
The effects of two environmental endocrine disruptors, the synthetic pharmaceutical estrogen 17-ethinylestradiol (EE) and bisphenol-A (BPA), were analysed in male and female rats in a very sensitive developmental period, puberty. Immunohistochemistry was used to evaluate changes in the number of cells expressing estrogen receptors (ER-alpha) in the arcuate nucleus (ARC), ventromedial nucleus (VMH) and medial preoptic area (MPA) of the hypothalamus. Animals were treated during early puberty… CONTINUE READING
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