Example sentences for: dioxin-containing

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  • Previous studies have found changes in sex ratio following exposure to hormonally active compounds, and different effects of chemicals on mothers and fathers could have opposing effects on the sex ratio [ 22 46 ] . Hormonally induced ovulation leads to a clear reduction in the sex ratio of offspring [ 47 ] , a result that has also been found following paternal exposure to the nematocide dibromochloropropane [ 23 24 ] . Paternal, but not maternal, exposure to dioxin following an explosion at an herbicide factory in Seveso, Italy was found to reduce the sex ratio [ 26 27 ] . In contrast, among veterans of Operation Ranch Hand, the unit responsible for spraying Agent Orange and other dioxin-containing herbicides in Vietnam, paternal dioxin levels greater than 10 ppt were associated with an increased percentage of male children [ 48 ] . In the latter study, however, maternal dioxin levels were not measured (although these would be expected not to be above background), and the paternal levels were likely somewhat lower than levels in men exposed following the Seveso incident.

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