Sökning: "endocrine disrupting compounds"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 24 avhandlingar innehållade orden endocrine disrupting compounds.
Sammanfattning : During the past decade a growing number of chemicals have been identified as having endocrine disrupting properties in laboratory studies. Also, associations between exposure to such substances and endocrine-related health effects in the general population, as well as in wildlife, have been increasingly reported. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Endocrine-disrupting compounds (EDCs) such as hormones and certain pharmaceuticals (i.e. birth control pills, oestrogen replacement products and other steroids) can interfere with the regulatory systems of humans and wildlife. Many of these compounds are excreted by humans and released with sewage. LÄS MER
3. Endocrine disrupting compounds in effluent waters : Chemical analysis to evaluate exposure of fish
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to investigate if endocrine disruption related to the release of estrogenic and/or androgenic substances via sewage treatment plant and pulp mill effluents is significant in Swedish waters. Chemical analysis of bile fluid in combination with measurement of biomarkers was used for the evaluation of internal exposure and effects in fish. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Epidemiological evidence suggest that exposure to endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) is a risk factor for diseases that involves the cardiovascular system but we know little about the mechanisms whereby these compounds can cause injury in the vasculature. The aim of this thesis was to characterize the effects and mechanisms of some EDCs in vascular cells and highly vascularized tissues. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Throughout the animal kingdom, organisms are dependent on substances such as steroid hormones to help them maintain internal balances. Examples of important tasks that are under regulation of steroid hormones are somatic and gonadal development, sexual performance and behavior (both social and sexual) as well as sex differentiation. LÄS MER