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Premature births in California sea lions: association with high organochlorine pollutant residue levels.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4199282     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Premature pupping in California sea lions has been noted on the breeding islands since 1968. Organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyl residues were two to eight times higher in tissues of premature parturient females and pups than in similar tissues of full-term parturient females and pups collected on San Miguel Island in 1970.
R DeLong; W G Gilmartin; J G Simpson
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  181     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1973 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1973-10-26     Completed Date:  1973-10-26     Revised Date:  2011-12-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1168-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adipose Tissue / metabolism
Brain / metabolism
DDT / adverse effects,  metabolism
Dichlorodiphenyl Dichloroethylene / adverse effects
Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane / adverse effects
Fetus / metabolism
Insecticides / adverse effects*
Liver / metabolism
Maternal-Fetal Exchange
Obstetric Labor, Premature / chemically induced,  veterinary*
Pesticide Residues*
Polychlorinated Biphenyls / adverse effects*,  metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Insecticides; 0/Pesticide Residues; 0/Polychlorinated Biphenyls; 50-29-3/DDT; 72-54-8/Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane; 72-55-9/Dichlorodiphenyl Dichloroethylene

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