Dietary estrogens and antiestrogens

William G. Helferich, Clinton D. Allred, Young Hwa Ju

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Over the past 50 years dietary estrogens have played an important role in human health and animal agriculture. In the late 1940s compounds present in subterranean clover were shown to alter reproduction in sheep. This reproductive failure had a severe economic impact on the sheep industry in Australia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFood Toxicology
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781420038316
ISBN (Print)0849327601, 9780849327605
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Medicine(all)


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