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Endocrine Disruption in the Scheldt estuary:
distribution, exposure and effects
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Tetrabromobisphenol A
Study details
Groupmammalian
OrganismHuman
Tissue
Age
InVivoIn vitro
LabLaboratory
Flow
DurationOvernight
Route
Temperature4C
ConcentrationIC50 = 7.7 nM
NotesT4-transthyretin competition binding study
Described effects
Effect on thyroid hormone: Displacement of T4 from transthyretin
Literature references
Meerts, I.L.T.M., van Zanden, J.J., Luijks, E.A.C., van Leeuwen-Bol, I., Marsh, G., Jakobsson, E., Bergman, A., Brouwer, A.(2000). Potent competitive interactions of some brominated flame retartands and related compounds with human transthyretin in vitro.Toxicol. Sci., 56: 95-104
Data compiled by the Research Group Environmental Toxicology, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium.
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