Long-term adverse effects of neonatal exposure to bisphenol A on the murine female reproductive tract.

@article{Newbold2007LongtermAE,
  title={Long-term adverse effects of neonatal exposure to bisphenol A on the murine female reproductive tract.},
  author={Retha R. Newbold and Wendy N. Jefferson and Elizabeth Padilla-Banks},
  journal={Reproductive toxicology},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={253-8}
}
The developing fetus is uniquely sensitive to perturbation by chemicals with hormone-like activity. The adverse effects of prenatal diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure are a classic example. Since concern has been mounting regarding the human health and environmental effects of bisphenol A (BPA), a high-production-volume chemical with estrogenic activity used in the synthesis of plastics, we investigated its long-term effects in an experimental animal model that was previously shown useful in… CONTINUE READING

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