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Endocrine Disruption in the Scheldt estuary:
distribution, exposure and effects
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Cadmium
Study details
Groupmammalian
OrganismHuman
Tissue
Age7-10 years
InVivoIn vivo
LabField
Flow
Duration
RouteEnvironmental contamination
Temperature
ConcentrationMean: 0.18 g/l blood
Notes
Described effects
Effect on thyroid hormone: Decreased serum free T4 levels
Effect on thyroid releasing hormone: Increased serum TSH levels
Literature references
Osius, N., Karmaus, W., Kruse, H., Witten, J.(1999). Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and levels of thyroid hormones in children.Environ. Health Perspect., 107: 843-849
Data compiled by the Research Group Environmental Toxicology, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium.
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