Bisphenol-A, an environmental estrogen, activates the human orphan nuclear receptor, steroid and xenobiotic receptor-mediated transcription.

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BACKGROUND There is increasing concern about endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) which may produce adverse health effects in humans and other species. One such chemical, bisphenol-A (BPA), a monomer of polycarbonate plastics, is widely used in consumer products; it has been reported to contain estrogenic activity through binding to estrogen receptors… (More)

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@article{Takeshita2001BisphenolAAE, title={Bisphenol-A, an environmental estrogen, activates the human orphan nuclear receptor, steroid and xenobiotic receptor-mediated transcription.}, author={Akira Takeshita and Nobutaka Koibuchi and Jun Oka and M. Taguchi and Yoshimasa Shishiba and Yoko Ozawa}, journal={European journal of endocrinology}, year={2001}, volume={145 4}, pages={513-7} }