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  • Plastics chemical retards growth, function of adult reproductive cells

    Veterinary biosciences professor Jodi Flaws and her colleagues found that mouse follicle cells that were exposed to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in many plastics, produced lower levels of steroid hormones than other cells.

    Veterinary biosciences professor Jodi Flaws and her colleagues found that mouse follicle cells that were exposed to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in many plastics, produced lower levels of steroid hormones than other cells.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Jodi Flaws, call 217-333-7933; e-mail jflaws@illinois.edu.