Example sentences for: dde

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  • Contamination of the Great Lakes has led to the bioaccumulation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in fish, particularly the larger predator species prized by sport-fishers [ 1 2 3 ] . These compounds are synthetic organochlorines (OC) that, along with dichlorodiphenyl-dichloroethene (DDE), comprise the bulk of OC residues found in human tissues [ 4 ] , and some of the highest body burdens of PCBs in humans are found among fish consumers [ 5 6 7 8 ] . Consumption of these contaminated Great Lakes fish has been associated with several adverse reproductive outcomes including shortened menstrual cycle [ 9 ] , reduced fecundability [ 10 11 ] , reduced neonatal size [ 12 ] , and neurologic disorders [ 13 14 15 ] .

  • Under the Congressional Great Lakes Critical Programs Act of 1990, the health departments of Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan formed a consortium to assess PCB and DDE exposure risks and reproductive effects of contaminated Great Lakes Sport-Caught Fish (GLSCF) consumption.

  • When PCB and DDE measurements were analyzed as a continuous variable, they were transformed to the natural log scale because they were skewed towards higher concentrations.

  • 5 U Bfa I, 1.0 U Dde I, 1.5 U Dpn I, 2.0 U Alu I, 1.0 U Rsa I, or 2.0 U Hinf I) were diluted in 10 μl buffer (20 mM Tris-acetate (pH 7.9), 10 mM magnesium acetate, 50 mM potassium acetate, 1 mM DTT, 100 μg/ml BSA) and added separately to the six rections (FAM: Bfa I and Dde I, JOE: Dpn I and Alu I, NED: Rsa I and Hinf I).

  • A study of Great Lakes fish consumers in Michigan also found no relation between serum DDE concentrations and sex ratio, but did find that fathers with serum PCB concentrations greater than 8.1 ng/mL had a higher percentage of male children (OR for a male child: 2.29; 95% CI: 1.11-4.


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