Effects of BPA in snails

  • It is an ethical requirement that new findings be presented in light of and in conjunction with a balanced evaluation of the current knowledge and published literature. We believe that Oehlmann et al. (2006) violated this general principle in several ways. For example, the authors inferred that prosobranch snails have a functional estrogen receptor and therefore a much higher sensitivity to estrogens and endocrine-disrupting compounds (EDCs) than other species previously reported in the literature. We found several other problems in their article...

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Author:Daniel R. Dietrich, Evelyn O'Brien, Sebastian Hoffmann, Patrique Balaguer, Jean-Claude Nicolas, Willem Seinen, Michael H. Depledge
Pubmed Id:https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16759969
Parent Title (English):Environmental health perspectives
Publisher:National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Place of publication:Research Triangle Park, N.C. [u. a.]
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2007/06/13
Year of first Publication:2006
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2007/06/13
Page Number:5
First Page:A340
Last Page:A341
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Stellungnahme zum Aufsatz: Jörg Oehlmann, Ulrike Schulte-Oehlmann, Jean Bachmann, Matthias Oetken, Ilka Lutz, Werner Kloas, Thomas A. Ternes : Bisphenol A induces superfeminization in the Ramshorn snail Marisa cornuarietis (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia) at environmentally relevant concentrations, Environmental health perspectives, 114.2006, Supplement 1, S. 127–133, doi:10.1289/ehp.8065. Stellungnahme zu diesem Aufsatz: Jörg Oehlmann, Ulrike Schulte-Oehlmann, Matthias Oetken, Jean Bachmann, Ilka Lutz, Werner Kloas, Thomas A. Ternes : Effects of BPA in snails : Oehlmann et al. respond, Environmental health perspectives, 114.2006, Nr. 6, S. A341-A342
Source:Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 114, Number 6, June 2006, pp. A340–A341. - http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1480521
Institutes:keine Angabe Fachbereich / Extern
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 57 Biowissenschaften; Biologie / 570 Biowissenschaften; Biologie
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