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Title Endocrine disrupters [electronic resource] : hazard testing and assessment methods / edited by Peter Matthiessen.
Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2013.
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Description xii, 398 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This book describes methodology and applications for endocrine disrupter toxicity testing, an issue of considerable urgency, because of international regulatory authorities currently considering such testing schemes. The coverage examines major animal groups for sensitivity to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), identifying endpoints and procedures for testing guidelines. Three EDC screening methods (two using fish and one using amphibians) are examined in detail for their efficacy and applicability. Edited by, and with contributions from, a leading participant in regulatory efforts, the book outlines methods that combine sensitivity, efficiency, statistical power, acceptable cost, and minimum ethical concern"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Endocrine disrupting chemicals -- Toxicity testing.
Endocrine disrupting chemicals -- Environmental aspects.
Endocrine toxicology.
Added Author Matthiessen, Peter.
ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780470932094 (hardback)
9781118355947 (e-book)
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