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Recent Studies from University of Zagreb Add New Data to Stilbenes
February 9th, 2012
According to the authors of recent research from Zagreb, Croatia, "There is considerable concern about the substances present in the environment and their potential to interfere with the endocrine system of vertebrates. Among these, the so-called endocrine-disrupting compounds, which can modulate or disrupt developmental and reproductive processes, substances with estrogenic activity have attracted most attention."
"Concerns about the presence of these compounds in the environment have led to the development of screening and testing assays that are able to detect such substances and evaluate their potential to induce adverse effects. In vitro systems such as mammalian and...
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