Estrogen-like Activity in Vegetable Oils and Mill By-products

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Science  17 Jun 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3416, pp. 1807-1808
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3416.1807


By the immature female mouse bioassay technique, an increased uterine weight was observed when certain vegetable oils were fed or injected. Byproducts from the milling of cereals were also capable of eliciting a uterine response.