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Sci Total Environ 1999 Aug 15;233(1-3):5-20.

The extent of oestrogenic contamination in the UK estuarine and marine environments--further surveys of flounder.

Allen Y, Matthiessen P, Scott AP, Haworth S, Feist S, Thain JE

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Essex, UK.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 5

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes No No No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
experimental 100 ingestion - - -
cross sectional at least 110 ingestion exposure no repeated
Exposures Estrogens, Non-Steroidal
Ethinyl Estradiol
Sewage
Water Pollutants, Chemical
Outcomes Gonadal Dysgenesis
Hermaphroditism
Sex Ratio
Vitellogenin
Species Platichthys flesus
Locations location map
United Kingdom United Kingdom (general) Firth of Clyde (estuary)
River Alde (stream)
River Humber (estuary)
River Mersey (stream)
River Tamar (stream)
River Tees (stream)
River Tyne (stream)
River Wear (stream)
Thames Estuary (estuary)

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