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Porseryd, T., Larsson, J., Kellner, M., Bollner, T., Dinnétz, P. & Porsch Hällström, I. (2019). Altered non-reproductive behavior and feminization caused by developmental exposure to 17α-ethinylestradiol persist to adulthood in three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Aquatic Toxicology, 207, 142-152
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Altered non-reproductive behavior and feminization caused by developmental exposure to 17α-ethinylestradiol persist to adulthood in three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
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2019 (English)In: Aquatic Toxicology, ISSN 0166-445X, E-ISSN 1879-1514, Vol. 207, p. 142-152Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The synthetic estrogen 17α-ethinylestradiol (EE2), ubiquitous in the aquatic environment and commonly detected in sewage effluents, interferes with the endocrine system in multiple ways. Exposure during sensitive windows of development causes persistent effects on fertility, reproductive and non-reproductive behavior in mammals and fish. In the present study, three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) were exposed to nominal 0 and 20 ng/L EE2 from fertilization to 7 weeks post-hatch. After 8 months of remediation in clean water three non-reproductive behaviors, not previously analyzed in developmentally EE2-exposed progeny of wild-caught fish, were evaluated. Chemical analysis revealed that the nominal 0 and 20 ng/L exposure contained 5 and 30 ng/L EE2, respectively. Therefore, the use of control fish from previous experiments was necessary for comparisons. Fish exposed during development showed significant concentration-dependent reduction in anxiety-like behavior in the scototaxis (light/dark preference) test by means of shorter latency to first entrance to the white compartment, more visits in white, and longer total time in white compared to unexposed fish. In the novel tank test, developmental exposure significantly increased the number of transitions to the upper half of the aquaria. Exposure to EE2 during development did not alter shoal cohesion in the shoaling test compared with unexposed fish but fish exposed to 30 ng/L EE2 had significantly longer latency to leave the shoal and fewer transitions away from the shoal compared to fish exposed to 5 ng/L EE2. Skewed sex ratio with more females, sex reversal in genetic males as well as intersex in males was observed after exposure to 30, but not 5 ng/L EE2. In conclusion, EE2 exposure during development in three-spined stickleback resulted in persistent effects on anxiety-like behaviors. These long-term effects from developmental exposure are likely to be of higher relevance for natural populations than are short-term effects from adult exposure.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier, 2019
Keywords
Endocrine disruption, 17α-ethinylestradiol, fish, estrogens, developmental exposure, behavior, intersex
National Category
Environmental Sciences
Research subject
Environmental Studies; Baltic and East European studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-34932 (URN)10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.11.024 (DOI)000457659300016 ()30572174 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85058462347 (Scopus ID)1556/42/2011 (Local ID)1556/42/2011 (Archive number)1556/42/2011 (OAI)
Funder
The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, A065-2011
Note

As manuscript in dissertation.

Available from: 2018-05-04 Created: 2018-05-04 Last updated: 2021-01-25Bibliographically approved
Kellner, M., Porseryd, T., Porsch Hällström, I., Borg, B., Roufidou, C. & Olsén, K. H. (2018). Developmental exposure to the SSRI citalopram causes long-lasting behavioural effects in the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Ecotoxicology, 27(1), 12-22
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Developmental exposure to the SSRI citalopram causes long-lasting behavioural effects in the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
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2018 (English)In: Ecotoxicology, ISSN 0963-9292, E-ISSN 1573-3017, Vol. 27, no 1, p. 12-22Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) are a class of psychotropic drugs used to treat depression in both adolescents and pregnant or breast-feeding mothers as well as in the general population. Recent research on rodents points to persistent behavioural effects of pre- and perinatal exposure to SSRI which last into adulthood. To study effects of developmental exposure in fish, three-spine sticklebacks were exposed to 1.5 µg/l of the SSRI citalopram in the ambient water for 30 days, starting two days post-fertilisation. After 100 days of remediation in clean water the fish were put through an extensive test battery. Feeding behaviour was tested as the number of bites against a piece of food and found to be increased in the exposed fish. Aggression levels were measured as the number of bites against a mirror image during 10 minutes and was also found to be significantly increased in the exposed fish. Novel tank behaviour and locomotor activity was tested in an aquarium that had a horizontal line drawn half-way between the bottom and the surface. Neither the latency to the first transition to the upper half, nor the number of transitions or the total time spent in the upper half was affected by treatment. Locomotor activity was significantly reduced in the exposed fish. The light/dark preference was tested in an aquarium where the bottom and walls were black on one side and white on the other. The number of transitions to the white side was significantly reduced in the exposed fish but there was no effect on the latency to the first transition or the total time spent in the white half. The results in the current study indicate that developmental SSRI exposure causes persistent behavioural effects in fish and contribute to the existing knowledge about SSRIs as environmental pollutants.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2018
Keywords
Aggression; Feeding; Fish; Locomotor; SSRI; Scototaxis
National Category
Environmental Sciences
Research subject
Environmental Studies; Baltic and East European studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-32426 (URN)10.1007/s10646-017-1866-4 (DOI)000419679500003 ()29058178 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85031892443 (Scopus ID)1352/3.1.1/2015 (Local ID)1352/3.1.1/2015 (Archive number)1352/3.1.1/2015 (OAI)
Funder
The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, 13/2015Stockholm County Council, 806/3.1.1/2014
Note

As manuscript in dissertation. with title: Developmental exposure to the SSRI citalopram causes persistent behavioural effects in the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)

Available from: 2017-04-19 Created: 2017-04-19 Last updated: 2022-02-25Bibliographically approved
Porseryd, T., Reyhanian Caspillo, N., Volkova, K., Elabbas, L., Källman, T., Dinnétz, P., . . . Porsch Hällström, I. (2018). Testis transcriptome alterations in zebrafish (Danio rerio) with reduced fertility due to developmental exposure to 17α-ethinyl estradiol. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 262, 44-58
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Testis transcriptome alterations in zebrafish (Danio rerio) with reduced fertility due to developmental exposure to 17α-ethinyl estradiol
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2018 (English)In: General and Comparative Endocrinology, ISSN 0016-6480, E-ISSN 1095-6840, Vol. 262, p. 44-58Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

17α-Ethinylestradiol (EE2) is a ubiquitous aquatic contaminant shown to decrease fish fertility at low concentrations, especially in fish exposed during development. The mechanisms of the decreased fertility are not fully understood. In this study, we perform transcriptome analysis by RNA sequencing of testes from zebrafish with previously reported lowered fertility due to exposure to low concentrations of EE2during development. Fish were exposed to 1.2 and 1.6 ng/L (measured concentration; nominal concentrations 3 and 10 ng/L) of EE2 from fertilization to 80 days of age, followed by 82 days of remediation in clean water. RNA sequencing analysis revealed 249 and 16 genes to be differentially expressed after exposure to 1.2 and 1.6 ng/L, respectively; a larger inter-sample variation was noted in the latter. Expression of 11 genes were altered by both exposures and in the same direction. The coding sequences most affected could be categorized to the putative functions cell signalling, proteolysis, protein metabolic transport and lipid metabolic process. Several homeobox transcription factors involved in development and differentiation showed increased expression in response to EE2 and differential expression of genes related to cell death, differentiation and proliferation was observed. In addition, several genes related to steroid synthesis, testis development and function were differentially expressed. A number of genes associated with spermatogenesis in zebrafish and/or mouse were also found to be differentially expressed. Further, differences in non-coding sequences were observed, among them several differentially expressed miRNA that might contribute to testis gene regulation at post-transcriptional level. This study has generated insights of changes in gene expression that accompany fertility alterations in zebrafish males that persist after developmental exposure to environmental relevant concentrations of EE2 that persist followed by clean water to adulthood. Hopefully, this will generate hypotheses to test in search for mechanistic explanations.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Academic Press, 2018
National Category
Other Biological Topics Environmental Sciences
Research subject
Baltic and East European studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-29441 (URN)10.1016/j.ygcen.2018.03.011 (DOI)000430995100006 ()29526718 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85044314644 (Scopus ID)1556/42/2011 (Local ID)1556/42/2011 (Archive number)1556/42/2011 (OAI)
Funder
The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, A065-2011Stockholm County Council, 806/3.1.1/2014
Note

Som manuskript i avhandling. As manuscript in dissertation.

Available from: 2016-02-02 Created: 2016-02-04 Last updated: 2020-07-17Bibliographically approved
Porseryd, T., Kellner, M., Reyhanian, N., Volkova, K., Elabbas, L., Ullah, S., . . . Porsch Hällström, I. (2017). Combinatory effects of low concentrations of 17α-etinylestradiol and citalopram on non-reproductive behavior in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). Aquatic Toxicology, 193, 9-17
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Combinatory effects of low concentrations of 17α-etinylestradiol and citalopram on non-reproductive behavior in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio)
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2017 (English)In: Aquatic Toxicology, ISSN 0166-445X, E-ISSN 1879-1514, Vol. 193, p. 9-17Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Sewage treatment plant effluents contain a complex mixture of pharmaceuticals, personal care products and industrial chemicals, thus exposing aquatic organisms. Still, the consequences of exposure to combinations of different classes of drugs is largely unknown. In this study, we expose adult zebrafish (Danio rerio) males and females to low, environmentally relevant concentrations of the endocrine disrupting chemical 17α-ethinyl estradiol (EE2) and the selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) citalopram, alone and in combination, and analyse three non-reproductive behaviours of importance for population fitness.

Two weeks exposure to 0.1 and 0.5 ng/LEE2 resulted in increased anxiety in males in the scototaxis (light/dark preference) test. Significantly longer latency periods before entering the white zone and fewer visits in the white zone were observed in males exposed to both 0.1 and 0.5 ng/LEE2 compared to unexposed males. No significant effects of citalopram alone (0.1 and 0.5 µg/L) were observed in the scototaxis test. The combined exposures (0.1 ng/L EE2 + 0.1 µg/L citalopram and 0.5 ng/L EE2 + 0.5 µg/L citalopram) resulted in abolishment of the anxiogenic effects of EE2, with significantly shorter latency period (low dose) and more transitions to white (high and low dose) than in fish exposed to EE2 alone. No significant effects of either EE2, citalopramor the combination of the two were observed in females. In the novel tank test, significantly more transitions to the upper half of the tank were observed in males exposed to 0.1 µg/L citalopram alone compared to unexposed males while males exposed to 0.1 ng/lEE2 had significantly shorter latency period to enter the upper half. Exposure to the combination of the two low concentrations did, however, result in a significantly longer latency and fewer transitions to upper half compared to both control, EE2- and citalopram-exposed males. These males also spent significantly less time in the upper half than the fish exposed to 0.1 ng/l EE2 or 0.1 µg/l citalopram alone. No significant effects on novel tank behaviour were observed in females or males exposed to the higher concentrations. In the shoaling test, males exposed to 0.1 µg/L citalopram and females exposed to 0.5 ng/l EE2 made significantly fewer transitions away from peers while males exposed to 0.1 µg/L citalopram + 0.1 ng/l EE2 performed significantly more transitions than the fish exposed to 0.1 µg/L citalopram alone.

In conclusion, this study shows that very low concentrations ofEE2, at or slightly above the predicted noeffect concentration (NOEC), affects anxiety in zebrafish males. Furthermore, citalopram, in spite of marginal effect of its own at such low levels, counteracts the response to EE2. This study represents an initial effort to understand the effects on water-living organisms of the cocktails of anthropogenic substances contaminating aquatic environments.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier, 2017
National Category
Environmental Sciences
Research subject
Environmental Studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-32427 (URN)10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.10.001 (DOI)000417658800002 ()29017090 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85030678324 (Scopus ID)
Funder
Stockholm County Council, 806/3.1.1/2014The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, 1352/3.1.1/2015
Note

As manuscript in dissertation with title: Combinatory effects of low-dose 17alpha-etinyl estradiol and citalopram on behavior in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Available from: 2017-04-19 Created: 2017-04-19 Last updated: 2020-03-24Bibliographically approved
Porseryd, T., Volkova, K., Reyhanian Caspillo, N., Källman, T., Dinnétz, P. & Porsch Hällström, I. (2017). Persistent Effects of Developmental Exposure to 17α-Ethinylestradiol on the Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Brain Transcriptome and Behavior. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 11, Article ID 69.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Persistent Effects of Developmental Exposure to 17α-Ethinylestradiol on the Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Brain Transcriptome and Behavior
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2017 (English)In: Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, ISSN 1662-5153, E-ISSN 1662-5153, Vol. 11, article id 69Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The synthetic estrogen 17α-ethinylestradiol (EE2) is an endocrine disrupting compound of concern due to its persistence and widespread presence in the aquatic environment. Effects of developmental exposure to low concentrations of EE2 in fish on reproduction and behavior not only persisted to adulthood, but have also been observed to be transmitted to several generations of unexposed progeny. To investigate the possible biological mechanisms of the persistent anxiogenic phenotype, we exposed zebrafish embryos for 80 days post fertilization to 0, 3 and 10 ng/L EE2 (measured concentrations 2.14 and 7.34 ng/L). After discontinued exposure, the animals were allowed to recover for 120 days in clean water. Adult males and females were later tested for changes in stress response and shoal cohesion, and whole-brain gene expression was analyzed with RNA sequencing. The results show increased anxiety in the novel tank and scototaxis tests, and increased shoal cohesion in fish exposed during development to EE2. RNA sequencing revealed 34 coding genes differentially expressed in male brains and 62 in female brains as a result of EE2 exposure. Several differences were observed between males and females in differential gene expression, with only one gene, sv2b, coding for a synaptic vesicle protein, that was affected by EE2 in both sexes. Functional analyses showed that in female brains, EE2 had significant effects on pathways connected to the circadian rhythm, cytoskeleton and motor proteins and synaptic proteins. A large number of non-coding sequences including 19 novel miRNAs were also differentially expressed in the female brain. The largest treatment effect in male brains was observed in pathways related to cholesterol biosynthesis and synaptic proteins. Circadian rhythm and cholesterol biosynthesis, previously implicated in anxiety behavior, might represent possible candidate pathways connecting the transcriptome changes to the alterations to behavior. Further the observed alteration in expression of genes involved in synaptogenesis and synaptic function may be important for the developmental modulations resulting in an anxiety phenotype. This study represents an initial survey of the fish brain transcriptome by RNA sequencing after long-term recovery from developmental exposure to an estrogenic compound.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Frontiers Media S.A., 2017
National Category
Biological Sciences
Research subject
Environmental Studies; Baltic and East European studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-32462 (URN)10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00069 (DOI)000400103600001 ()28473760 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85018300638 (Scopus ID)1556/42/2011 (Local ID)1556/42/2011 (Archive number)1556/42/2011 (OAI)
Funder
The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, A065-2011Stockholm County Council, 806/3.1.1/2014
Available from: 2017-05-03 Created: 2017-05-03 Last updated: 2020-07-17Bibliographically approved
Kellner, M., Porseryd, T., Hallgren, S., Porsch-Hällström, I., Hansen, S. H. & Olsén, K. H. (2016). Waterborne citalopram has anxiolytic effects and increases locomotor activity in the three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Aquatic Toxicology, 173, 19-28
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Waterborne citalopram has anxiolytic effects and increases locomotor activity in the three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
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2016 (English)In: Aquatic Toxicology, ISSN 0166-445X, E-ISSN 1879-1514, Vol. 173, p. 19-28Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Citalopram is an antidepressant drug, which acts by inhibiting the re-uptake of serotonin from the synaptic cleft into the pre-synaptic nerve ending. It is one of the most common drugs used in treatment of depression, it is highly lipophilic and frequently found in sewage treatment plant effluents and surface waters around the world. Citalopram and other selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors have, at concentrations that occur in nature, been shown to have behavioural as well as physiological effects on fish and other animals. This study is the result of several different experiments, intended to analyse different aspects of behavioural effects of chronic citalopram exposure in fish. Our model species the three-spine stickleback is common in the entire northern hemisphere and is considered to be a good environmental sentinel species. Female three-spine sticklebacks were exposed to 0, 1.5 and 15μg/l nominal concentrations of citalopram for 21 days and subjected to the novel tank (NT) diving test. In the NT test, the fish exposed to 1.5μg/l, but not the 15μg/l fish made a significantly higher number of transitions to the upper half and stayed there for significantly longer time than the fish exposed to 0μg/l. The 15μg/l group, however, displayed a significantly lower number of freeze bouts and a shorter total freezing time. The test for locomotor activity included in the NT test showed that fish treated with 1.5 and 15μg/l displayed a significantly higher swimming activity than control fish both 5-7 and 15-17min after the start of the experiment. In the next experiment we compared fish exposed to 1.5μg/l and 0.15μg/l to pure water controls with regard to shoaling intensity and found no effect of treatment. In the final experiment the propensity of fish treated with 1.5μg/l to approach an unknown object and aggressive behaviour was investigated using the Novel Object test and a mirror test, respectively. The exposed fish ventured close to the unknown object significantly more often and stayed there for significantly longer time than unexposed fish. The aggression test yielded no statistically significant effects. It is concluded that citalopram changes the behaviour of the three-spine stickleback in a way that is likely to have ecological consequences and that it must not be considered an environmentally safe pharmaceutical.

Keywords
Call centre, identity, membership categorization analysis (MCA), multilingualism, omnirelevance, outsourcing, relational talk, transactional talk
National Category
Environmental Sciences Biological Sciences
Research subject
Environmental Studies; Baltic and East European studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-29453 (URN)10.1016/j.aquatox.2015.12.026 (DOI)000372689900003 ()26827268 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-84955596941 (Scopus ID)
Funder
The Foundation for Baltic and East European StudiesStockholm County Council
Available from: 2016-02-05 Created: 2016-02-05 Last updated: 2017-10-30Bibliographically approved
Volkova, K., Caspillo, N. R., Porseryd, T., Hallgren, S., Dinnétz, P. & Porsch-Hällström, I. (2015). Developmental exposure of zebrafish (Danio rerio) to 17α-Ethinylestradiol affects non-reproductive behavior and fertility as adults, and increases anxiety in unexposed progeny. Hormones and Behavior, 73, 30-38
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Developmental exposure of zebrafish (Danio rerio) to 17α-Ethinylestradiol affects non-reproductive behavior and fertility as adults, and increases anxiety in unexposed progeny
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2015 (English)In: Hormones and Behavior, ISSN 0018-506X, E-ISSN 1095-6867, Vol. 73, p. 30-38Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Exposure to estrogenic endocrine disruptors (EDCs) during of development affects fertility, reproductive and non-reproductive behavior in mammals and fish. These effects can also be transferred to coming generations. In fish, the effects of developmental EDC exposure on non-reproductive behavior is less well studied. Here, we analyze the effects of 17α-Ethinylestradiol (EE2) on anxiety, shoaling behavior and fertility in zebrafish after developmental treatment and remediation in clean water until adulthood. Zebrafish embryos were exposed from day 1 to day 80 post fertilization to actual concentrations of 1.2 and 1.6ng/L EE2. After remediation for 82days non-reproductive behavior and fertilization success were analyzed in both sexes. Males and females from the 1.2ng/L group, as well as control males and females, were bred, and behavior of the untreated F1 offspring was tested as adults. Developmental treatment with 1.2 and 1.6ng/L EE2 significantly increased anxiety in the Novel Tank test and increased shoaling intensity in both sexes. Fertilization success was significantly reduced by EE2 in both sexes when mated with untreated fish of opposite sex. Progeny of fish treated with 1.2ng/L EE2 showed increased anxiety in the Novel tank test and increased light avoidance in the Scototaxis test compared to control offspring. In conclusion, developmental exposure of zebrafish to low doses of EE2 resulted in persistent changes in behavior and fertility. The behavior of unexposed progeny were affected by their parents' exposure, which might suggest transgenerational effects.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Academic Press, 2015
Keywords
17α-Ethinylestradiol; Anxiety; Developmental exposure; Endocrine disruptors; F1 effects; Fertility; Neuroendocrinology; Social behavior; Stress behavior; Zebrafish
National Category
Biological Sciences Environmental Sciences
Research subject
Environmental Studies; Baltic and East European studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-27795 (URN)10.1016/j.yhbeh.2015.05.014 (DOI)000360251800005 ()26072466 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-84934983120 (Scopus ID)1556/42/2011 (Local ID)1556/42/2011 (Archive number)1556/42/2011 (OAI)
Funder
The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, A037-2008The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, A065-2011
Available from: 2015-06-18 Created: 2015-06-18 Last updated: 2020-07-17Bibliographically approved
Kellner, M., Porseryd, T., Porsch-Hällström, I., Hansen, S. & Olsén, K. H. (2015). Environmentally relevant concentrations of citalopram partially inhibit feeding in the three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Aquatic Toxicology, 158, 165-170
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Environmentally relevant concentrations of citalopram partially inhibit feeding in the three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
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2015 (English)In: Aquatic Toxicology, ISSN 0166-445X, E-ISSN 1879-1514, Vol. 158, p. 165-170Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRI) are mood-altering, psychotropic drugs commonly used in the treatment of depression and other psychological illnesses. Many of them are poorly degraded in sewage treatment plants and enter the environment unaltered. In laboratory studies, they have been demonstrated to affect a wide range of behaviours in aquatic organisms. In this study we investigated the effect of a three-week exposure to 0.15 and 1.5 μg/l of the SSRI citalopram dissolved in the ambient water on the feeding behaviour in three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Feeding, measured as the number of attacks performed on a piece of frozen bloodworms during a 10-min period, was reduced by 30–40% in fish exposed to both 0.15 and 1.5 μg/l citalopram. The effects of the environmentally relevant concentration 0.15 μg/l on feeding, an important fitness characteristic, suggests that the ecological significance of environmental SSRI exposure may be pronounced.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier, 2015
Keywords
SSRI, citalopram, fish, stickleback, feeding, antidepressant
National Category
Environmental Sciences
Research subject
Environmental Studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-25351 (URN)10.1016/j.aquatox.2014.11.003 (DOI)000348888400018 ()25438122 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-84912082657 (Scopus ID)
Funder
The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies
Available from: 2014-12-02 Created: 2014-12-02 Last updated: 2017-12-05Bibliographically approved
Volkova, K., Reyhanian Caspillo, N., Porseryd, T., Hallgren, S., Dinnetz, P., Olsén, H. & Porsch Hällström, I. (2015). Transgenerational effects of 17α-Ethinyl Estradiol on anxiety behavior in the guppy, Poecilia reticulata. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 223, 66-72
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Transgenerational effects of 17α-Ethinyl Estradiol on anxiety behavior in the guppy, Poecilia reticulata
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2015 (English)In: General and Comparative Endocrinology, ISSN 0016-6480, E-ISSN 1095-6840, Vol. 223, p. 66-72Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Academic Press, 2015
National Category
Zoology Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-28427 (URN)10.1016/j.ygcen.2015.09.027 (DOI)000366438300008 ()26431611 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-84944226825 (Scopus ID)
Note

Som manuskript i avhandling. As manuscript in dissertation.

Available from: 2015-09-30 Created: 2015-10-01 Last updated: 2020-03-31Bibliographically approved
Olsén, K. H., Ask, K., Olsén, H., Porsch-Hällström, I. & Hallgren, S. (2014). Effects of the SSRI citalopram on behaviours connected to stress and reproduction in Endler guppy, Poecilia wingei . Aquatic Toxicology, 148, 113-121
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Effects of the SSRI citalopram on behaviours connected to stress and reproduction in Endler guppy, Poecilia wingei
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2014 (English)In: Aquatic Toxicology, ISSN 0166-445X, E-ISSN 1879-1514, Vol. 148, p. 113-121Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Psychoactive drugs, such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) have been identified in high levels in effluents from Swedish sewage treatment plants (STP) at concentrations high enough to give pharmacological effects in fish. In humans SSRIs are used in the treatment of depression and they have anxiolytic effects. In the present study we exposed Endler guppy (Poecilia wingei) of both sexes to citalopram that showed the highest concentrations of SSRIs in STP effluents and studied reproductive and non-reproductive behaviour. Male courting behaviours were not affected compared to control fish after 14-28 days exposure to 1μgL-1. In two experiments exposing both sexes to 0.2, 2.3 or 15μgL-1 for 21 days, fish exposed to the two highest doses showed anxiolytic effects when placed in a novel environment (novel tank diving test, NT). Males were only affected by exposure to 15μgL-1. They had significantly longer latency to explore the upper half of the aquarium, more visits and longer time spent in the upper half, and showed less bottom freezing behaviour, all markers of anxiolytic behaviour. In females exposure to 2.3 or 15μgL-1 significantly increased freezing behaviour, while no effects on other behaviour variables were observed. No effects on shoaling behaviour could be discerned. These results show that citalopram have anxiolytic effects on guppy fish and thus affect ecologically relevant behaviours of importance to survival of fish.

Keywords
SSRI, Citalopram, behaviour, guppy
National Category
Biological Sciences
Research subject
Environmental Studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-20977 (URN)10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.12.032 (DOI)000333496200013 ()24473162 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-84892895423 (Scopus ID)
Projects
Läkemedel i miljön
Funder
The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies
Note

Reprint in: Aquatic Toxicology 151 (2014) 97-104. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2014.02.011

Available from: 2014-01-02 Created: 2014-01-02 Last updated: 2018-05-22Bibliographically approved
Projects
Endocrine disruption in fish: Risk identification, development of biomarkers and assessment of risk levels in the Baltic Sea [A037-2008_OSS]; Södertörn University; Publications
Volkova, K., Caspillo, N. R., Porseryd, T., Hallgren, S., Dinnétz, P. & Porsch-Hällström, I. (2015). Developmental exposure of zebrafish (Danio rerio) to 17α-Ethinylestradiol affects non-reproductive behavior and fertility as adults, and increases anxiety in unexposed progeny. Hormones and Behavior, 73, 30-38
Endocrine disruption in fish: Effects on behaviour and reproduction, development af biomarkers and assessment of risk levels in the Baltic Sea [A065-2011_OSS]; Södertörn University; Publications
Porseryd, T., Larsson, J., Kellner, M., Bollner, T., Dinnétz, P. & Porsch Hällström, I. (2019). Altered non-reproductive behavior and feminization caused by developmental exposure to 17α-ethinylestradiol persist to adulthood in three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Aquatic Toxicology, 207, 142-152Porseryd, T., Reyhanian Caspillo, N., Volkova, K., Elabbas, L., Källman, T., Dinnétz, P., . . . Porsch Hällström, I. (2018). Testis transcriptome alterations in zebrafish (Danio rerio) with reduced fertility due to developmental exposure to 17α-ethinyl estradiol. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 262, 44-58Porseryd, T., Volkova, K., Reyhanian Caspillo, N., Källman, T., Dinnétz, P. & Porsch Hällström, I. (2017). Persistent Effects of Developmental Exposure to 17α-Ethinylestradiol on the Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Brain Transcriptome and Behavior. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 11, Article ID 69. Volkova, K., Caspillo, N. R., Porseryd, T., Hallgren, S., Dinnétz, P. & Porsch-Hällström, I. (2015). Developmental exposure of zebrafish (Danio rerio) to 17α-Ethinylestradiol affects non-reproductive behavior and fertility as adults, and increases anxiety in unexposed progeny. Hormones and Behavior, 73, 30-38
Effects of SSRI exposures early in life on juvenile and adult behavior in three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) and possible effects in the Baltic Sea [13/2015_OSS]; Södertörn University; Publications
Bachour, R.-L., Golovko, O., Kellner, M. & Pohl, J. (2020). Behavioral effects of citalopram, tramadol, and binary mixture in zebrafish (Danio rerio) larvae. Chemosphere, 238, Article ID 124587. Kellner, M. & Olsén, K. H. (2020). Divergent Response to the SSRI Citalopram in Male and Female Three-Spine Sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 79(4), 478-487Kellner, M., Porseryd, T., Porsch Hällström, I., Borg, B., Roufidou, C. & Olsén, K. H. (2018). Developmental exposure to the SSRI citalopram causes long-lasting behavioural effects in the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Ecotoxicology, 27(1), 12-22Nielsen, S. V., Kellner, M., Henriksen, P. G., Olsén, H., Hansen, S. H. & Baatrup, E. (2018). The psychoactive drug Escitalopram affects swimming behaviour and increases boldness in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Ecotoxicology, 27(4), 485-497
Health hazard in the Baltic sea: the effect of fluorinated substances on Baltic sea organisms [S2-20-0019_OSS]; Södertörn University; Publications
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