Biochemical and Histopathological Effects of in Utero Di-N-Hexyl Phthalate and Di-Cyclohexyl Phthalate Exposure on the Thyroid Axes and T3, T4, TSH Hormone Levels of Male and Female Rats: at Adulthood

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Goktekin E., BARLAS N.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.39, no.4, pp.176-182, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/etd.2017.17069
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.176-182
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To investigate the effects of di-n-hexyl phthalate (DHP) and dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP) on hypophysis/ thyroid axis in utero, pregnant rats were exposed to DHP or DCHP at doses of 0, 20, 100, and 500 mg/kg bw/d, by gavage, on gestational days (GD) 6-19.