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Given the likely role of steroidal estrogens and alkylphenolic chemicals in the induction of intersex in wild roach, these chemicals were measured in the effluents for each of the exposure studies conducted.
Estrogen removal is a fortunate side effect of multiple-tank sewage treatment, says chemist Thomas Heberer of the Technical University of Berlin.
Estrogen does give relief from hot flashes, the most immediate and often the most unpleasant symptom of the onset of menopause, lit also alleviates vaginal dryness and relieves depression, the second and third most unpleasant symptoms.
She said research is needed to know whether real estrogen in products and environmental estrogen can affect sexual development.
Pesticides like chlordane, kepone and heptachlor proliferate breast tumor cells, as studies suggest estrogen does.
It has been demonstrated that an ncmER is involved in the rapid nongenomic effects of estrogens in pancreatic [alpha]- and [beta]-cells within intact islets of Langerhans (Nadal et al.
Last fall, Joakim Larsson of Goteborg University in Sweden found that a used contraceptive patch can, if flushed down the toilet, shed estrogen into rivers that accept effluent from sewage-treatment facilities (SN: 10/19/02, p.
While the current therapy gives women a mixture of estrogens that stimulate every estrogen-sensitive tissue in the body, for good and ill, he said, ``we should be able to customize compounds that have different effects in different tissues.
To learn how environmental estrogens can fool a receptor, Crews and his colleagues are now trying to evolve hormone receptors from scratch in the lab.
AS a female gynecologist in a little town in Southern California, I find it frustrating when my office begins receiving calls from patients confused by the misleading claims being made by animal activists about the most commonly prescribed and best studied estrogen replacement hormone, Premarin, which is made from the urine of pregnant mares.
The diversity of structure and origin of the multitude of compounds currently known to bind to estrogen receptors (ER)-0t and ER-[beta] make it difficult to predict activities in vivo in vertebrate animals (Sanchez et al.