Hydroxylated and methoxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers in blood plasma of humans in Hong Kong.

@article{Wang2012HydroxylatedAM,
  title={Hydroxylated and methoxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers in blood plasma of humans in Hong Kong.},
  author={Hong-Sheng Wang and Zhuo-jia Chen and Ka-Lok Ho and Li-Chen Ge and Jun Du and Michael Hon-Wah Lam and John Paul Giesy and Ming-hung Wong and Chris Kong-Chu Wong},
  journal={Environment international},
  year={2012},
  volume={47},
  pages={66-72}
}
Hydroxylated (OH-) and methoxylated (MeO-) polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) are suspected endocrine disruptors. Little is known about the accumulation or sources of these chemicals in tissues of humans, particularly those residing in Hong Kong, which is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Seven MeO-BDEs, fifteen OH-BDEs and three… CONTINUE READING