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Special Issue "Advances in the Research of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2018).
1 Yokohama University of Pharmacy, Environmental Health and Drug Department, 601 Matano-cho, Totsuka, Yokohama 2450066, Japan
2 Guest Researcher, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Center for Health and Environmental Risk Research, 16-2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibraki 3058506, Japan
Interests: health and disease in humans and animals; risk assessment of cancer; reproduction; child development; objective methods for epidemiology; in vivo, in vitro and in silico; mechanism sciences; exposure sciences for food and drinking; use and application of stem cells in toxicology
Advanced sciences for endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) now allow the deep concerns about how EDCs affect health and disease in humans and animals. Exciting work from the US, Europe and Asia have shown that they have potential risks for cancer, reproduction, development, obesity and allergy by intake food, drinking and air in daily life. However, objective methods are still needed for integrating the multiple streams of evidence, such as epidemiology, in vivo, in vitro, and in silico analyses that are relevant in assessing EDCs, and for elucidating mechanisms of EDC’s biological properties. We have the pleasure of inviting research scientists to submit original research, mini and full reviews for this Special Issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, entitled “Advances in the Research of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals”, dedicated to providing a comprehensive overview of the identified risks of the EDCs, covering new advances in elucidation of their adverse and biological properties, the discovery of new properties, or research on human health and animal health. Original research and reviews on these and related topics in this area are welcome.
Dr. Hideko Sone
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- Health, disease
- risk assessment
- objective methods
- in vivo
- in vitro
- in silico
- exposure sciences