Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

1st Edition - August 13, 2021
  • Editors: Laura Vandenberg, Judith Turgeon
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128234679
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128234662

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Advances in Pharmacology series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

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Investigators in neuroscience, pharmacology, neurology, psychiatry, medicine

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Laura N. Vandenberg and Judith L. Turgeon

    1. Endocrine disruptor global policy

    Christopher D. Kassotis and Leonardo Trasande

    2. Toxicity testing and endocrine disrupting chemicals

    Laura N. Vandenberg

    3. Epigenetics, estrogenic endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), and the brain

    Madeline Streifer and Andrea C. Gore

    4. Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and the neuroendocrine system: Beyond estrogen, androgen, and thyroid

    Heather B. Patisaul

    5. Endocrine disrupting chemicals and reproductive disorders in women, men, and animal models

    Mary Jo Laws, Alison M. Neff, Emily Brehm, Genoa R. Warner and Jodi A. Flaws

    6. Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and sex steroid receptors

    Julianne M. Hall and Kenneth S. Korach

    7. Endocrine disrupting chemicals and the mammary gland

    Laura N. Vandenberg

    8. Impact of gestational exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals on pregnancy and birth outcomes

    Vasantha Padmanabhan, Jacob Moeller and Muraly Puttabyatappa

    9. Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and placental function: Impact on fetal brain development

    William P. Marinello and Heather B. Patisaul

    10. Endocrine disrupting chemicals and thyroid hormone action

    R. Thomas Zoeller

    11. Inappropriately sweet: Environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals and the diabetes pandemic

    Margaret C. Schulz and Robert M. Sargis

    12. The new kids on the block: Emerging obesogens

    Raquel Chamorro-Garcia and Almudena Veiga-Lopez

    13. Endocrine disrupting chemicals and breast cancer cells

    Philippa D. Darbre

    14. EDCs and male urogenital cancers

    M.S. Bornman and N.H. Aneck-Hahn

Product details

  • No. of pages: 578
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: August 13, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128234679
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128234662

About the Serial Volume Editors

Laura Vandenberg

Laura Vandenberg is at School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Massachusetts, MA, USA

Judith Turgeon

Judith Turgeon is at University of California - Davis, CA, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California - Davis, CA, USA