Degradation rate constants of steroids in sewage treatment works and receiving water.

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Steroid estrogens are one of the most important groups of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) which can cause adverse effects on wildlife species and humans. Natural estrogens, including estrone (E1) and estradiol (E2), and synthetic estrogen 17alpha-ethinylestradiol (EE2) together contribute to most of the estrogenic activity in sewage effluents and… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/09593330802393244

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@article{Cao2008DegradationRC, title={Degradation rate constants of steroids in sewage treatment works and receiving water.}, author={Q. Cao and Q. Yu and Des W. Connell}, journal={Environmental technology}, year={2008}, volume={29 12}, pages={1321-30} }