vinclozolin


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vinclozolin

A fungicide used in agriculture, esp. for the protection of vegetables and fruits (e.g., grapevines in vineyards). It is an antiandrogen, (an agent that opposes the action of male hormones).
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Vinclozolin, a common fungicide used on grapes and other fruits and vegetables, stimulated an increased incidence of prostate disease, kidney disease, immune system abnormalities, testis abnormalities, and tumors in transgenerational rats.
Other EDC classes include modernuse pesticides such as vinclozolin (VIN), a commercially available fungicide (Wong et al.
En estudios recientes se ha demostrado el significativo efecto negativo de la exposicion a un agroquimico de uso frecuente en fruticultura (vinclozolin) durante una ventana critica del desarrollo embrionario sobre la disminucion significativa de la fertilidad en cuatro generaciones sucesivas en ratones (Anway et al., 2005).
vinclozolin induced epigenetic transgenerational adult-onset disease;
A number of reports indicate that bio-activation is a critical step in the in vivo activities of a variety of well-characterized EAS including methoxychlor (MC), dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), tamoxifen and vinclozolin (Jacobs et al., 2013; Kelce et al., 1997; Reinen and Vermeulen, 2015; Shelby et al., 1996).
Galassi et al., "Effects of anti-androgens cyproterone acetate, linuron, vinclozolin, and p,p'-DDE on the reproductive organs of the copepod Acartia tonsa," Journal of Environmental Science and Health--Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, vol.
Fungicides such as tebuconazole (TEB) [1], triadimefon (TRI) [2], and vinclozolin (VCZ) [3] have a wide range of antifungal activities and are used to prevent fungal infections for agricultural plants.
Experts from the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research examined bisphenol A (BPA) - a chemical found in everyday items including refillable drinks bottles and food storage containers - and vinclozolin, which is commonly used as a fungicide in vineyards, golf courses and orchards.
The most widely reported example comes from the fungicide vinclozolin. (20) Vinclozolin is a hormone disrupter that is able to decrease sperm production, reduce sperm motility, and increase cell death in the testes of male rodents whose mothers were exposed to the molecule.
Developmental effects of an environmental antiandrogen: the fungicide vinclozolin alters sex differentiation of the male rat.Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 129: 46-52.