Thyroid effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals.

  title={Thyroid effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals.},
  author={Malene Boas and Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen and Katharina Maria Main},
  journal={Molecular and cellular endocrinology},
  volume={355 2},
In recent years, many studies of thyroid-disrupting effects of environmental chemicals have been published. Of special concern is the exposure of pregnant women and infants, as thyroid disruption of the developing organism may have deleterious effects on neurological outcome. Chemicals may exert thyroid effects through a variety of mechanisms of action, and some animal experiments and in vitro studies have focused on elucidating the mode of action of specific chemical compounds. Long-term human… CONTINUE READING
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