An ecotoxicological view on neurotoxicity assessment

  title={An ecotoxicological view on neurotoxicity assessment},
  author={Jessica Legradi and Carolina Di Paolo and Michiel H. S. Kraak and Harm G. van der Geest and Emma L. Schymanski and Antony J Williams and Milou M. L. Dingemans and Riccardo Massei and Werner Brack and Xavier Cousin and Marie‐Laure B{\'e}gout and Ron van der Oost and Alessandra Carion and Victoria Su{\'a}rez-Ulloa and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Silvestre and Beate I. Escher and Magnus Engwall and Greta Nil{\'e}n and Steffen H. Keiter and Dieter Pollet and Petra Waldmann and Cornelia Kienle and Inge Werner and Ann-Cathrin Haigis and Dries Knapen and Lucia Vergauwen and Marc Spehr and Wolfgang Schulz and Wibke Busch and David Leuthold and Stefan Scholz and Colette Vom Berg and Niladri Basu and Cheryl A. Murphy and Angelika Lampert and Jochen Kuckelkorn and Tamara Grummt and Henner Hollert},
  journal={Environmental Sciences Europe},
The numbers of potential neurotoxicants in the environment are raising and pose a great risk for humans and the environment. Currently neurotoxicity assessment is mostly performed to predict and prevent harm to human populations. Despite all the efforts invested in the last years in developing novel in vitro or in silico test systems, in vivo tests with rodents are still the only accepted test for neurotoxicity risk assessment in Europe. Despite an increasing number of reports of species… 

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