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The effect of triclosan on hormone secretion and viability of human choriocarcinoma JEG-3 cells.
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PMID:  22677473     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Triclosan is an antimicrobial agent frequently used in pharmaceuticals and personal care products. We analyzed triclosan for its action on placental secretion of progesterone, estradiol and human chorionic gonadotropin in vitro in the JEG-3 cells. We also investigated its action on cell viability, proliferation and apoptosis. The JEG-3 cells were cultured with increasing doses of triclosan (1×10(-9)-1×10(-4)M) for 24, 48 and 72h. Triclosan was found to increase estradiol and progesterone secretion after short- and long-term exposure. The stimulatory effect was observed up to 10 μM after short- and long-term exposure to triclosan. In addition, triclosan caused an adverse effect on β-hCG secretion. The highest doses of triclosan (50 and 100 μM) showed a strong cytotoxic effect. Anti proliferative and pro-apoptotic effects were also observed. Overall, this study demonstrates that triclosan may indirectly disrupt steroidogenesis which may, in turn, affect placental development and consequently fetal growth.
Authors:
Ewelina Honkisz; Dorota Zieba-Przybylska; Anna K Wojtowicz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reproductive toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-1708     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8803591     Medline TA:  Reprod Toxicol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
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Laboratory of Genomics and Biotechnology, University of Agriculture, Redzina 1B, 30-248 Krakow, Poland.
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