Occurrence of androgens in sewage treatment plants influents is associated with antagonist activities on other steroid receptors.

Abstract

The occurrence of endocrine disrupting chemicals such as estrogens in raw urban sewage is well documented. By contrast, the presence of other steroidal activities in wastewater has been poorly studied, although they can cause undesirable biological responses in the environment. In this work, extracts of raw wastewater were tested for agonist and antagonist… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2012.01.013

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