Placenta and milk as excretory routes of lipophilic pesticides in women.

@article{Siddiqui1985PlacentaAM,
  title={Placenta and milk as excretory routes of lipophilic pesticides in women.},
  author={Mohammed Khalid Siddiqui and Mithlesh Saxena},
  journal={Human toxicology},
  year={1985},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={249-54}
}
Age, diet and ethnic-dependent excretion of chlorinated pesticides through placenta and milk was studied in women from the general population around Lucknow in India by using gas-liquid chromatography equipped with an electron-capture detector (3H+). Pesticidal contaminants in both placenta and milk were 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane (p,p'-DDT), its metabolites 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (p,p'-DDE) and 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane (p,p'-DDD… CONTINUE READING
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