Anaerobic biotransformation of estrogens.

@article{Czajka2006AnaerobicBO,
  title={Anaerobic biotransformation of estrogens.},
  author={Cynthia P Czajka and Kathleen L. Londry},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2006},
  volume={367 2-3},
  pages={932-41}
}
Estrogens are important environmental contaminants that disrupt endocrine systems and feminize male fish. We investigated the potential for anaerobic biodegradation of the estrogens 17-alpha-ethynylestradiol (EE2) and 17-beta-estradiol (E2) in order to understand their fate in aquatic and terrestrial environments. Cultures were established using lake water and sediment under methanogenic, sulfate-, iron-, and nitrate-reducing conditions. Anaerobic degradation of EE2 (added at 5 mg/L) was not… CONTINUE READING

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