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Chapter 1

Endocrine Disruptor Effects on Estrogen, Androgen and Thyroid Pathways: Recent Advances on Screening and Assessment

In this chapter, we present a basic introduction to endocrine disruption as well as information on recent advances in screening for and assessments of effects related to the estrogen, androgen and thyroid part of the endocrine system. Respective modes of action, schematic adverse outcome pathways and respective assays are briefly summarized as well as adverse effects observed in animal studies that may be indicative of related endocrine adversities.

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08 Dec 2020
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From the book series:
Issues in Toxicology