Long term dietary methoxychlor exposure in rats increases sodium solution consumption but has few effects on other sexually dimorphic behaviors.

@article{Flynn2005LongTD,
  title={Long term dietary methoxychlor exposure in rats increases sodium solution consumption but has few effects on other sexually dimorphic behaviors.},
  author={Katherine M. Flynn and K. Barry Delclos and Retha R. Newbold and Sherry Ann Ferguson},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={43 9},
  pages={1345-54}
}
Methoxychlor is an insecticide with estrogen-like activity, thus exposure during development might cause sexually dimorphic behavioral alterations. To evaluate this, pregnant rats consumed diets containing 0, 10, 100 or 1000 ppm methoxychlor from gestational day 7, and offspring continued on these diets until postnatal day (PND) 77. Assessments of sexually… CONTINUE READING