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Published by Royal Society of Chemistry .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chemical pollution,
  • Environmental chemistry,
  • Environmental science,
  • Medical Endocrinology,
  • Environmental Toxicology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism,
  • Toxicology,
  • Science / Biology

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsR.E. Hester (Editor), R.M. Harrison (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8285791M
ISBN 100854042555
ISBN 109780854042555

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Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: From Basic Research to Clinical Practice is the first book that provides comprehensive coverage of the three most important themes in the field of EDC research: the basic biology of EDCs, particularly their effects on reproductive systems; EDC effects on humans and wildlife, including biomedical considerations; and potential interventions and practical advice.   This book lists the major environmental chemicals of concern and their mechanism of endocrine disruption including remedial measures for them. Divided into three parts, Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment begins with an overview of the endocrine system and endocrine disruptors, discussing their salient features and presenting a historical Cited by: The first part of the book reviews the impacts of endocrine disrupting chemicals on health and behaviour, with chapters on the effect of dietary endocrine disruptors in such areas as the developing foetus, cancer and bone health. Parts two and three focus on the origin and analysis of endocrine disruptors in food products and risk : $ Environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have been shown to bind to and activate these receptors, giving a range of specific responses that are measurable in assays based both in vitro and in vivo. Disruption of PR may lead to aberrant proliferation and differentiation in reproductive tissues.

This book lists the major environmental chemicals of concern and their mechanism of endocrine disruption including remedial measures for them. Divided into three parts, Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment begins with an overview of the endocrine system and endocrine disruptors, discussing their salient features and presenting a historical. Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals reviews the scientific evidence and attempts to put the subject into context. Along with an overview of the issue, there is discussion of the specialised aspects in relation to wildlife; environmental oestrogens and male reproduction; and . Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are chemicals that mimic, block, or interfere with hormones in the body's endocrine system. EDCs have been associated with a diverse array of health issues. Watch an animated overview to learn more and explore the rest of the Society's education, resources, and advocacy campaigns on EDCs. We can’t avoid Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals completely, but we can do an awful lot to minimise our exposure; Reduce plastic – minimise use of plastic water bottles, food containers, plastic wrap, tins and cans. BPA can leach into food and drink particularly when heated, so avoid putting any plastic into the microwave or oven.

Sabrina Johnston (Editor) Series: Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments BISAC: MED Wide variety of pesticides and other synthetic chemicals may disrupt the normal function of the endocrine system, cause alteration and also attack the immune system of humans and wildlife at very low concentration levels. Chapter One of this book provides an overview of analytical methods. The first part of the book reviews the impacts of endocrine disrupting chemicals on health and behaviour, with chapters on the effect of dietary endocrine disruptors in such areas as the developing foetus, cancer and bone health. Some of the areas include looking at life-cycle effects of chemicals introduced in new products, finding safe substitutes of problematic chemicals, designing of safer chemicals, employing green catalytic processes for remediation of endocrine-disrupting contaminants, and providing inputs to policy and regulatory issues of chemicals. The development of new-type adsorbents with high absorption performance to remove endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) from environment (e.g., wastewater and sediments) is highly desirable. In this study, the removal of four EDCs (estradiol, estriol, mifepristone, and ethinylestradiol) was systematically investigated by the Fe-based metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) platform with different.