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Lindane effects on testosterone metabolism in neuroendocrine organs of cockerel and female turkey

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Pešut-Mikinčić, M., šimić, B., Crnojević, T. et al. Lindane effects on testosterone metabolism in neuroendocrine organs of cockerel and female turkey. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 38, 911–916 (1987). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01616720

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Testosterone
  • Water Management
  • Turkey
  • Water Pollution