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Embryotoxicity, teratogenicity, and aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase activity in forster's terns on green bay, lake michigan

Overview of attention for article published in Environmental Research, February 1987
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  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (65th percentile)

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Title
Embryotoxicity, teratogenicity, and aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase activity in forster's terns on green bay, lake michigan
Published in
Environmental Research, February 1987
DOI 10.1016/s0013-9351(87)80019-1
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Authors

David J. Hoffman, Barnett A. Rattner, Louis Sileo, Douglas Docherty, Timothy J. Kubiak

Abstract

Known reproductive problems, including congenital malformations and poor hatching success, exist for the state endangered Forster's tern (Sterna forsteri) in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Twenty Forster's tern eggs were collected from separate nests at a natural colony with documented reproductive problems, situated at Green Bay, Lake Michigan, and an inland colony at Lake Poygan (control) where reproduction was documented as normal. Eggs from the two locations were placed in the same laboratory incubator and candled throughout incubation. Hatching success of Green Bay eggs was 52% of that for controls. Several early embryonic deaths occurred, but most mortality occurred close to the time of hatching. Liver microsomal aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase activity was elevated approximately threefold in Green Bay hatchlings compared to controls. Green Bay terns that hatched weighed less than controls, had an increased liver to body weight ratio, and had a shorter femur length. Two Green Bay embryos that failed to hatch had anomalies, one with a crossed beak and one with poor ossification of the foot. One Green Bay hatchling had an abnormally ossified ilium. These effects were observed in eggs where there were measureable levels of aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase inducers including polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins.

Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 2 15%
Unknown 11 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 4 31%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 23%
Unspecified 2 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 8%
Other 1 8%
Other 2 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 5 38%
Unspecified 4 31%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 23%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 8%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 January 1999.
All research outputs
#3,495,814
of 12,212,281 outputs
Outputs from Environmental Research
#1,121
of 3,097 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#112,462
of 333,237 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Environmental Research
#32
of 102 outputs
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