OECD test strategies and methods for endocrine disruptors.

@article{Gelbke2004OECDTS,
  title={OECD test strategies and methods for endocrine disruptors.},
  author={H P Gelbke and Mark Andreas Kayser and Alan Poole},
  journal={Toxicology},
  year={2004},
  volume={205 1-2},
  pages={17-25}
}
The question whether (man-made or natural) chemical substances may have an adverse effect on the endocrine system has gained high visibility in the public as well as in the scientific community. This relates to possible effects on the environment as well as on human health for chemicals with (anti)estrogenic, (anti)androgenic or (anti)thyroid activity. Taking into account the broad universe of chemicals to which humans or the environment may be exposed, a sound testing strategy and robust test… CONTINUE READING