Exposure to PBB-153 and Digit Ratio.

Early Hum Dev 2016 12 27;103:33-35. Epub 2016 Jul 27.

Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States. Electronic address:

The ratio between the second and fourth digits is a sexually dimorphic measure, established in utero and linked to prenatal sex steroid levels. An association was found between prenatal levels of Polybrominated Biphenyls, a synthetic chemical suspected to disrupt the endocrine system function, and the digit ratio in adult women.

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December 2016
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