Cecilia Berg

Summary

Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health and welfare in organic poultry production
    C Berg
    Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 234, S-532 23 Skara
    Acta Vet Scand Suppl 95:37-45. 2001
  2. pmc Developmental exposure to fluoxetine modulates the serotonin system in hypothalamus
    Cecilia Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e55053. 2013
  3. doi request reprint An amphibian model for studies of developmental reproductive toxicity
    Cecilia Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Methods Mol Biol 889:73-83. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Xenopus tropicalis as a test system for developmental and reproductive toxicity
    Cecilia Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, Norbyvägen 18 A, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 72:219-25. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Embryonic exposure to oestrogen causes eggshell thinning and altered shell gland carbonic anhydrase expression in the domestic hen
    C Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen 18 A, 753 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Reproduction 128:455-61. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Clotrimazole exposure modulates aromatase activity in gonads and brain during gonadal differentiation in Xenopus tropicalis frogs
    Irina Gyllenhammar
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, Norbyvägen 18 A, 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    Aquat Toxicol 91:102-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Reproductive toxicity in Xenopus tropicalis after developmental exposure to environmental concentrations of ethynylestradiol
    Irina Gyllenhammar
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, Norbyvagen 18A, 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    Aquat Toxicol 91:171-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Early life progestin exposure causes arrested oocyte development, oviductal agenesis and sterility in adult Xenopus tropicalis frogs
    Moa Kvarnryd
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Center for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18A, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Aquat Toxicol 103:18-24. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmentally relevant concentrations of ethynylestradiol cause female-biased sex ratios in Xenopus tropicalis and Rana temporaria
    Irina Pettersson
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen 18 A, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1005-9. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Disrupted oogenesis in the frog Xenopus tropicalis after exposure to environmental progestin concentrations
    Moa Säfholm
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Centre for Reproductive Biology, Uppsala, Sweden
    Biol Reprod 86:126. 2012

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Health and welfare in organic poultry production
    C Berg
    Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 234, S-532 23 Skara
    Acta Vet Scand Suppl 95:37-45. 2001
    ..It is also concluded that there is a need for information about biosecurity, disease detection and disease prevention on organic poultry farms...
  2. pmc Developmental exposure to fluoxetine modulates the serotonin system in hypothalamus
    Cecilia Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e55053. 2013
    ..Given that SSRIs are present in the aquatic environment the current results warrant further investigation into the neurobehavioral effects of SSRIs in aquatic wildlife...
  3. doi request reprint An amphibian model for studies of developmental reproductive toxicity
    Cecilia Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Methods Mol Biol 889:73-83. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Xenopus tropicalis as a test system for developmental and reproductive toxicity
    Cecilia Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, Norbyvägen 18 A, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 72:219-25. 2009
    ..tropicalis and those reported in fish, birds, and mammals after developmental exposure to estrogens make X. tropicalis promising model for research on endocrine disruption and developmental reproductive toxicity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Embryonic exposure to oestrogen causes eggshell thinning and altered shell gland carbonic anhydrase expression in the domestic hen
    C Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen 18 A, 753 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Reproduction 128:455-61. 2004
    ..The results support our hypothesis that eggshell thinning in avian wildlife can result from a structural and functional malformation in the shell gland, induced by xeno-oestrogen exposure during embryonic development...
  6. doi request reprint Clotrimazole exposure modulates aromatase activity in gonads and brain during gonadal differentiation in Xenopus tropicalis frogs
    Irina Gyllenhammar
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, Norbyvägen 18 A, 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    Aquat Toxicol 91:102-9. 2009
    ..tropicalis. Further studies are needed, especially on developmental reproductive toxicity, to assess the risk for endocrine disruption in wild amphibians posed by clotrimazole and other imidazole fungicides...
  7. doi request reprint Reproductive toxicity in Xenopus tropicalis after developmental exposure to environmental concentrations of ethynylestradiol
    Irina Gyllenhammar
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, Norbyvagen 18A, 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    Aquat Toxicol 91:171-8. 2009
    ..Similarities between the present effects and those reported in fish, birds and mammals after developmental exposure to estrogens suggest that X. tropicalis is a promising animal model for research on developmental reproductive toxicity...
  8. doi request reprint Early life progestin exposure causes arrested oocyte development, oviductal agenesis and sterility in adult Xenopus tropicalis frogs
    Moa Kvarnryd
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Center for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18A, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Aquat Toxicol 103:18-24. 2011
    ..Considering that several progestins are present in contaminated surface waters, further investigation into the sensitivity of frogs to progestins is warranted to understand the risk such compounds may pose to wild frog populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmentally relevant concentrations of ethynylestradiol cause female-biased sex ratios in Xenopus tropicalis and Rana temporaria
    Irina Pettersson
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen 18 A, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1005-9. 2007
    ..The susceptibility of the two frog species to EE2 was comparable, supporting the use of X. tropicalis as a model organism for research on developmental reproductive toxicity of estrogenic pollutants...
  10. doi request reprint Disrupted oogenesis in the frog Xenopus tropicalis after exposure to environmental progestin concentrations
    Moa Säfholm
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Centre for Reproductive Biology, Uppsala, Sweden
    Biol Reprod 86:126. 2012
    ..Considering the crucial role of oogenesis in female fertility, our results indicate that progestogenic pollutants may pose a threat to reproduction in wild amphibian populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Persistent sex-reversal and oviducal agenesis in adult Xenopus (Silurana) tropicalis frogs following larval exposure to the environmental pollutant ethynylestradiol
    Irina Pettersson
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala, CRU, Norbyvägen 18 A, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Aquat Toxicol 79:356-65. 2006
    ..Overall, our data suggest that X. tropicalis, which has a shorter generation time than the well-established model species Xenopus laevis, is a suitable model organism for research on developmental reproductive toxicity in anuran species...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distribution of bisphenol A and tetrabromobisphenol A in quail eggs, embryos and laying birds and studies on reproduction variables in adults following in ovo exposure
    K Halldin
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Arch Toxicol 75:597-603. 2001
    ..Maternal transfer of labelled BPA and TBBPA to the egg was low...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of bisphenol A and tetrabromobisphenol A on sex organ development in quail and chicken embryos
    C Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:2836-40. 2001
    ..Bisphenol A caused mortality only in chicken embryos at 67 and 200 microgram/g egg. To our knowledge, this is the first report on estrogen-like or embryolethal effects of BPA and TBBPA in birds...
  14. pmc Sexual behavior in Japanese quail as a test end point for endocrine disruption: effects of in ovo exposure to ethinylestradiol and diethylstilbestrol
    K Halldin
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 107:861-6. 1999
    ..Depressed male sexual behavior was the most sensitive of the end points studied, and we suggest that this ecologically relevant end point be included in avian in vivo testing for neuroendocrine disruptors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Defective reproductive organ morphology and function in domestic rooster embryonically exposed to o,p'-DDT or ethynylestradiol
    A Blomqvist
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala CRU, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
    Biol Reprod 74:481-6. 2006
    ..The effects of the two studied compounds were partly similar but o,p'-DDT also induced alterations not seen in the EE2-treated birds...
  16. pmc New CYP1 genes in the frog Xenopus (Silurana) tropicalis: induction patterns and effects of AHR agonists during development
    Maria E Jönsson
    Dept of Environmental Toxicology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18A, 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 250:170-83. 2011
    ..The single genes in each CYP1 subfamily may make X. tropicalis a useful model for mechanistic studies of CYP1 functions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Anatomical and histological changes in the oviducts of Japanese quail, Coturnix japonica, after embryonic exposure to ethynyloestradiol
    C Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen 18 A, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Reproduction 121:155-65. 2001
    ..As oviductal malformations are indicative of embryonic exposure to exogenous oestrogen, they are potentially useful as biomarkers of xenooestrogen exposure in wild bird populations...