Pyrene exposure influences the thyroid development of Sebastiscus marmoratus embryos.


Thyroid hormones play crucial roles in regulating development, morphogenesis, growth, and behavior in fishes. Some environmental pollutants have adverse effects on either development or function of the thyroid gland in fish. However, there are few reports on the effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) on fish thyroid. In the present study… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2012.07.007

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