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Document ID (ISN)36008
CIS number 81-1365
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Roščin A.V., Kazimov M.A.
Title Effects of vanadium on reproductive function of laboratory animals
Original title O vlijanii vanadija na generativnuju funkciju ėksperimental'nyh žyvotnyh [in Russian]
Bibliographic information May 1980, No.5, p.49-51. 3 ref.
Abstract In rats, pentavalent vanadium (V+5) causes functional morphological changes in the gonads following single or repeated administration. The changes are more marked when administration is continued throughout gestation. Reproduction in these animals is affected by spermatogenic disorders and results in reduced fertilisation capacity and increased embryo mortality. V+5 may be considered gonadotoxic and embryotoxic without any general toxic action.
Descriptors (primary) vanadium; antifertility effects
Descriptors (secondary) embryotoxic effects; gonadotropic effects; animal experiments; spermatogenic disturbances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Inorganic substances
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures