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- Lin, Wei-Yong, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Chemosphere 2019 v.221 pp. 493-499
- Drosophila melanogaster; endocrine system; endocrine-disrupting chemicals; exposure duration; fruit flies; obesity; phthalates; plasticizers; progeny
- ... Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) is the most typical plasticizer and an environmental endocrine disruptor (EDC). DEHP is known to influence offspring fertility, growth, and obesity. However, the role of the DEHP as a transgenerational obesogen is still controversial. In this study, we used fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) to investigate where the exposure period, doses, and exposed parental ...