Placenta transit of an environmental estrogen

Source: Science Daily

The human fetus is considered to be particularly sensitive to environmental contaminants. A team has now been able to demonstrate for the first time how the widespread food estrogen zearalenone behaves in the womb. Using a new analytical method, it was shown that the xenoestrogen migrates through the placenta and is partially converted to other harmful substances.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191010113215.htm