References and Notes

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  title={References and Notes},
  author={J. Gary Ashby},
  year={1999}
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our experimentation could eventually be used to discredit our findings, should they happen not to agree with the original observations. It seems important that all experiments in the rapidly expanding area of endocrine disruption toxicology should be carefully designed and fully reported. The use of concurrent positive and negative control groups also seems to be prudent. These needs are independent of who conducts or sponsors studies. Good science is good science. Finally, it should be noted… 

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It is apparent that all estrogenic activity in these cans was due to bisphenol-A leached from the lacquer coating, and the use of plastic in food-packaging materials may require closer scrutiny to determine whether epoxy resins and polycarbonates contribute to human exposure to xenoestrogens.

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The relative binding affinity-serum modified access (RBA-SMA) assay was developed to determine the effect of serum on the access of nonradioactive xenoestrogens to estrogen receptors within intact MCF-7 cells and found that the estrogenic activity of these phytoestrogens would be underestimated in serum-free assays.

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