Quantitative assessment of foetal exposure to trenbolone acetate, zeranol and melengestrol acetate, following maternal dosing in rabbits.

@article{Lange2002QuantitativeAO,
  title={Quantitative assessment of foetal exposure to trenbolone acetate, zeranol and melengestrol acetate, following maternal dosing in rabbits.},
  author={Iris G Lange and Andreas Daxenberger and Heinrich Herman Dietrich Meyer and Ewa Rajpert-De Meyts and Niels Erik Skakkebaek and D. N. Rao Veeramachaneni},
  journal={Xenobiotica; the fate of foreign compounds in biological systems},
  year={2002},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={641-51}
}
1. Residues of commonly used growth-promoting agents found in animal meat can be hormonally active and they have been implicated as possible endocrine disruptors in man. Although these compounds could be potentially detrimental to the developing foetus, it is not clear whether and to what extent they pass through placental barrier. 2. This issue was addressed using the rabbit as an animal model. Pregnant rabbits were treated with trenbolone acetate, zeranol or melengestrol acetate beginning at… CONTINUE READING
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