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Anxiogenic Effects of Developmental Bisphenol A Exposure Are Associated with Gene Expression Changes in the Juvenile Rat Amygdala and Mitigated by Soy

  • Heather B. Patisaul mail,

    hbpatisa@ncsu.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, Keck Center for Behavioral Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Alana W. Sullivan,

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, Keck Center for Behavioral Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Meghan E. Radford,

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, Keck Center for Behavioral Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Deena M. Walker,

    Affiliation: Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Institute for Neurosciences, and Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Heather B. Adewale,

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, Keck Center for Behavioral Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Bozena Winnik,

    Affiliation: Joint Graduate Program of Toxicology, a Joint Institute of Rutgers University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Janis L. Coughlin,

    Affiliation: Joint Graduate Program of Toxicology, a Joint Institute of Rutgers University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Brian Buckley,

    Affiliation: Environmental and Occupational Health Science Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Andrea C. Gore

    Affiliation: Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Institute for Neurosciences, and Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: September 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043890

About the Authors

Heather B. Patisaul, Alana W. Sullivan, Meghan E. Radford, Heather B. Adewale
Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Heather B. Patisaul, Alana W. Sullivan, Meghan E. Radford, Heather B. Adewale
Keck Center for Behavioral Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Deena M. Walker, Andrea C. Gore
Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Institute for Neurosciences, and Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America
Bozena Winnik, Janis L. Coughlin
Joint Graduate Program of Toxicology, a Joint Institute of Rutgers University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America
Brian Buckley
Environmental and Occupational Health Science Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: hbpatisa@ncsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HP AS DW AG. Performed the experiments: AS MR DW HA BW JC BB. Analyzed the data: AB AS DW JC BB AG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AG JC BW BB HP. Wrote the paper: HP AS.