In order to perform a gonadal histological study, adult specimens of Xenopus laevis at four sites in the central region of Chile were captured. The results showed no alterations in gonadal female instead the males showed testicular histological abnormalities, features of endocrine disruption, possibly generated by environmental pollution.
Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas, Universidad de Concepción
Gayana (Concepción) v.78 n.1 2014
Histopathological findings in Gonads of Xenopus laevis from Central Chile