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Impact of PCB and p,p'-DDE contaminants on human sperm Y:X chromosome ratio: studies in three European populations and the Inuit population in Greenland.

Authors
  • Tiido, Tarmo
  • Rignell-Hydbom, Anna
  • Jönsson, Bo A G
  • Giwercman, Yvonne Lundberg
  • Pedersen, Henning S
  • Wojtyniak, Bogdan
  • Ludwicki, Jan K
  • Lesovoy, Vladimir
  • Zvyezday, Valentyna
  • Spano, Marcello
  • Manicardi, Gian-Carlo
  • Bizzaro, Davide
  • Bonefeld-Jørgensen, Eva C
  • Toft, Gunnar
  • Bonde, Jens Peter
  • Rylander, Lars
  • Hagmar, Lars
  • Giwercman, Aleksander
Type
Published Article
Journal
Environmental health perspectives
Publication Date
May 01, 2006
Volume
114
Issue
5
Pages
718–724
Identifiers
PMID: 16675426
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The present study indicates that POP exposure might be involved in changing the proportion of ejaculated Y-bearing spermatozoa in human populations. Intercountry differences, with different exposure situations and doses, may contribute to varying Y:X chromosome ratios.

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