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Research Article

In Vitro Exposure of Porcine Ovarian Follicular Cells to PCB 153 Alters Steroid Secretion But Not Their Viability—Preliminary Study

Laboratory of Physiology and Toxicology of Reproduction, Department of Physiology, Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Ingardena 6, 30-060 Kraków, Poland

Received 4 September 2001; Revised 12 November 2001; Accepted 4 December 2001

Copyright © 2002 Ewa L. Gregoraszczuk and Anna K. Wjtowicz.

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