Uncertain Inheritance: Transgenerational Effects of Environmental Exposures

Schmidt, Charles W.
October 2013
Environmental Health Perspectives;Oct2013, Vol. 121 Issue 10, pA298
Academic Journal
The article presents studies that examine the transgenerational effects on mating behaviors and their implications for the evolution of populations as of 2013. The research works indicate potential transgenerational effects of environmental mechanisms and deternines number of chemicals such as permethrin, bisphenol A, and nicotine that exert these effects. The research works conclude that chemical effects can carry over generations in humans.


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