1st Edition

Environmental Endocrine Disruptors
An Evolutionary Perspective

ISBN 9781560325710
Published August 17, 2000 by CRC Press

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Book Description

Addresses many aspects of endocrine disruption by environmental encountered toxic substances. Initial chapters provide essential background information whilst later chapters address specific aspects of endocrine disrupting contaminants (EDC)

Table of Contents

1. The Role of Contaminants as Endocrine Disruptors 2. A background on the evolution of the vetebrate endocrine system 3. The Evolution of Vertebrate Systems Associated with lipid storage and Utilisation, and the Degradation and Excretion Of Toxins 4. Specific Aspects of Endocrine Disrupting contaminants (EDC) 5. The Effects on the Immune System, as Well as the Effects on the Liver and Thyroid

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