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Endocrine Disruption in the Scheldt estuary:
distribution, exposure and effects
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Anthracene
Physicochemical properties
Chemical name NLAnthraceen
Chemical name ENAnthracene
CAS no120-12-7
UN-
Chemical formulaC14H10
Molecular weight178,24
Boiling point339,9C
Melting point217C
Density1,25
Vapour pressure1,96E-4 mm Hg at 20C
Solubility1,29 mg/l at 25C
LogKow4,45
PhaseSolid
Notes
Persistenceyes
Degradation
Accumulation
Endocrien effect studies
Organism group Effect 
fishsuspected no endocrine effect
No induction of EROD activity
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fishsuspected no endocrine effect
No effect on 17-beta-estradiol-dependent VTG synthesis
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mammaliansuspected no endocrine effect
No induction of estrogen mediated gene expression
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mammalianEffect on anti-estrogen
Induction of AhR-mediated gene expression
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mammalianEffect on anti-estrogen
Relative potency to TCDD: 0.0001
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mammaliansuspected no endocrine effect
No (anti-)estrogenic activity
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mammalianEffect on anti-androgen
Slight inhibition of hAR transactivation by R1881
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Data compiled by the Research Group Environmental Toxicology, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium.
For queries about the data, please contact Colin Janssen or Tim Verslycke .
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