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Contaminants found in Japanese macaques' fetal brain may hint at risk to humans: researchers

Contaminants found in Japanese macaques' fetal brain may hint at risk to humans: researchers
IMABARI, Ehime -- A group of researchers in western Japan has discovered chemical contaminants in the fetal brain of a Japanese macaque, which could a

Contaminants found in Japanese macaques' fetal brain may hint at risk to humans: researchers September 20, 2020 (Mainichi Japan) A screenshot of an article in the academic journal Environmental Science & Technology revealing the findings of the first discovery of PCB in a primate's fetal brain is shown here.(c) 2020 American Chemical Society IMABARI, Ehime -- A group of researchers in western Japan has discovered chemical contaminants in the fetal brain of a Japanese macaque, which could apparently be used as information on contamination risks among humans.It is the first recorded case of this kind in the world, according to the team led by Kei Nomiyama, an associate professor at Ehime University's Center for Marine Environmental Studies.9, 2019 photo shows Kei Nomiyama, an associate professor at Ehime University, in the western Japan city of Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture.

" For inquiries about the discovery, please contact Ehime University at https://www.Associate professor Nomiyama commented, "It can be naturally thought that similar contamination is occurring in human embryos.

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