Sex change

They stimulate the estrogenic receptor causing

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Unformatted text preview: he egg protein vitellogenin in genotypic males. First noticed in the 1990s, males become feminized and infertile. Also cause hermaphroditism – presence of male and female sex organs. They impact halibut, flounder, white croaker and rainbow trout. Example – Endocrine Disruptors and Average sperm count Humans since 1940 from 113 has declined million/mL to 66 million/mL; agents may include lead, MAHs and fumigants. Males are infertile when count declines below 20 million/ mL semen. Disruptors may block testosterone actions on spermatogenesis. In female...
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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.

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