Chemical and biological analysis of endocrine-disrupting hormones and estrogenic activity in an advanced sewage treatment plant.

@article{Muller2008ChemicalAB,
  title={Chemical and biological analysis of endocrine-disrupting hormones and estrogenic activity in an advanced sewage treatment plant.},
  author={Mathieu Muller and Fanja Rabenoelina and Patrick Balaguer and Dominique Patureau and Karin Lemenach and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Budzinski and Dami{\'a} Barcel{\'o} and M Jos{\'e} L{\'o}pez de Alda and Marina Kuster and Jean-Philippe Delg{\'e}nes and Guillermina Hernandez-Raquet},
  journal={Environmental toxicology and chemistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={1649-58}
}
The steroid hormones estrone (E(1)), 17beta-estradiol (E(2)), estriol (E(3)), 17alpha-ethinylestradiol (EE(2)), and their conjugated forms were surveyed throughout an advanced sewage treatment plant (STP). The estrogen concentrations in water and sludge samples, collected in October 2004 and April 2005, were determined by gas chromatography-mass… CONTINUE READING