In vitro thyroid disrupting effects of organic extracts from WWTPs in Beijing.

@article{Li2011InVT,
  title={In vitro thyroid disrupting effects of organic extracts from WWTPs in Beijing.},
  author={Na Li and Mei Ma and K S Ramchander Rao and Zijian Wang},
  journal={Journal of environmental sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={671-5}
}
It is generally known that there are many endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) in the effluents from wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs). Most research has focused on the occurrence of estrogenic or androgenic activities, while ignoring that there are environmental chemicals disrupting thyroid system, which is essential for growth and development in both… CONTINUE READING