Unformatted text preview: haracteristic sexual behavior. Functions of Estrogen in Females Control folliculogenesis, oogenesis, ovulation and the menstrual cycle. Stimulate development of secondary sexual characteristics (mammary glands, hair growth, high voice) Stimulate characteristic sexual behavior. Some Basic Types of Endocrine Dhuman excretia. Natural estrogens from isruptors
Synthetic estrogens from contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy (menopause). Phytoestrogens, such as isoflavonoids, coumestans, and soy proteins. Many end up on sewage outf...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course ETX etx10 taught by Professor Rontjeerderma during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '09