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Department
Environmental Science
Course
EESA10H3
Professor
Jovan Stefanovic
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 4 Chemical hazards Chemical Hazards Endocrine disruptersChemical body burdensData mostly from animal studies not much from human exposureEndocrine disruptersDirect effects Bind to hormone receptors Alter the appearance of some genes Changes in the level of produced proteinsIndirect effectsAltering hormone production Altering hormone transportAltering hormone metabolism Fetus more sensitive than adultsDES diethylstilbesteolbirth control pills Synthetic estrogen used by physicians to prevent spontaneous abortion 19481971
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