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The purpose of this study was to investigate whether exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) through the placenta and milk has any effect on the reproductive system in male offspring. Pregnant rats were treated with BPA at 0, 4, 40 and 400 mg/kg body weight, from gestation day 6 through lactation day 20 by gavage. Plasma testosterone concentrations in offspring at 9 weeks old were significantly high in BPA groups as compared with those of the control. At the age of 36 weeks the hormone concentrationsdoi:10.2486/indhealth.41.338 pmid:14620671 fatcat:53qyou3qofbmbf5ta67ujklmqe