Endocrine disruptors: update on xenoestrogens

@article{Degen2000EndocrineDU,
  title={Endocrine disruptors: update on xenoestrogens},
  author={Gisela H Degen and Hermann M. Bolt},
  journal={International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  year={2000},
  volume={73},
  pages={433-441}
}
  • G. Degen, H. Bolt
  • Published 1 September 2000
  • Medicine
  • International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Abstract Endocrine disruptors and their possible impact on human and animal health have become a topic of discussion and an area of active research in toxicology. A focus has been on xenoestrogens, i.e., environmental chemicals with estrogenic activity. In principle, there is agreement that such compounds, in high doses, may cause developmental, reproductive and tumorigenic effects (“hazard”). A matter of controversy is the question of risks associated with xenoestrogens under realistic (low… 
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