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Endocrine Disruption Modeling

1st Edition

Edited by James Devillers

CRC Press

424 pages | 100 B/W Illus.

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Description

Uses Computational Tools to Simulate Endocrine Disruption Phenomena

Endocrine Disruption Modeling provides a practical overview of the current approaches for modeling endocrine activity and the related potential adverse effects they may induce on environmental and human health. Based on the extensive research of an international panel of contributors from industry, academia, and regulatory agencies, this is the first book devoted to using computer tools to better understand and simulate the multifaceted aspects of endocrine disruption in humans and wildlife.

Explores Diverse Modeling Techniques and Applications

This up-to-date resource focuses on xenobiotics that are accidentally released into the environment with the potential to disturb the normal functioning of the endocrine system of invertebrates and vertebrates but also on the specific agro-chemistry design of chemicals that take control of insect endocrine systems. A comprehensive research reference, Endocrine Disruption Modeling provides a collection of computational strategies to model these structurally diverse chemicals. It concludes with a review of the available e-resources in the field, rounding out the book’s task-oriented approach to future EDC discovery.

Endocrine Disruption Modeling is the first book in the QSAR in Environmental and Health Sciences series (James Devillers, j.devillers@ctis.fr).

Table of Contents

In Silico Methods for Modeling Endocrine Disruption, J. Devillers

Mechanisms of Endocrine Disruptions, A Tentative Overview, J.M. Porcher, J. Devillers, and N. Marchand-Geneste

Population Dynamics Modeling: A Tool For Environmental Risk Assessment of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, A.R. Brown, P.F. Robinson, A.M. Riddle, and G.H. Panter

Application of Pharmacokinetic Modeling to Understand the Mechanism of Action of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, J. Devillers

Comparative Modeling Review of Nuclear Hormone Receptor Superfamily, N. Marchand-Geneste and J. Devillers

The FDA’s Endocrine Disruptor Knowledge Base (EDKB): Lessons Learned in QSAR Modeling and Applications, H. Fang, R. Perkins, L. Shi, D.M. Sheehan, and W. Tong

A Structure-Activity Relationship (SAR) Analysis for the Identification of Environmental Estrogens: The Categorical-SAR (cat-SAR) Approach, A.R. Cunningham, D.M. Consoer, S.A. Iype, and S.L. Cunningham

Kohonen and Counterpropagation Neural Networks Employed for Modeling Endocrine Disruptors, M. Novic and M. Vracko

Quantitative Spectrometric Data-Activity Relationships (QSDAR) Models of Endocrine Disruptor Binding Activities, R.D. Beger, D.A. Buzatu, and J.G. Wilkes

Mechanism-Based Modeling of Estrogen Receptor Binding Affinity: A COREPA Implementation, O. Mekenyan and R. Serafimova

Molecular Field Analysis Methods for Modeling Endocrine Disruptors, J.P. Doucet and A. Panaye

Structure-Activity Modeling of a Diverse Set of Androgen Receptor Ligands, J. Devillers, J.P. Doucet, A. Panaye, N. Marchand-Geneste, and J.M. Porcher

SAR and QSAR Analyses of Substituted Dibenzoylhydrazines for Their Mode of Action as Ecdysone Agonists, T. Fujita and Y. Nakagawa

e-Endocrine Disrupting Chemical Databases for Deriving SAR and QSAR Models, N. Marchand-Geneste, J. Devillers, J.C. Doré, and J.M. Porcher

About the Series

QSAR in Environmental and Health Sciences

The aim of the book series is to publish cutting-edge research and the latest developments in QSAR modeling applied to environmental and health issues. Its aim is also to publish routinely used QSAR methodologies to provide newcomers to the field with a basic grounding in the correct use of these computer tools. The series is of primary interest to those whose research or professional activity is directly concerned with the development and application of SAR and QSAR models in toxicology and ecotoxicology. It is also intended to provide graduate and postgraduate students with clear and accessible books covering the different aspects of QSARs.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED096000
MEDICAL / Toxicology
SCI013050
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science