The effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals on the ovary.

Abstract

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are natural or synthetic chemicals that mimic, enhance, or inhibit endogenous hormones. In this article, we review possible targets of EDCs within the ovary and explore whether EDCs may be acting as estrogen mimics, interfering with apoptosis, altering cell signaling pathways, or affecting estrogen metabolism. Though… (More)

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@article{Borgeest2002TheEO, title={The effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals on the ovary.}, author={Christina Borgeest and Chuck R Greenfeld and Dragana Tomi{\'c} and Jodi Anne Flaws}, journal={Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library}, year={2002}, volume={7}, pages={d1941-8} }