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ea0032p498 | Endocrine disruptors | ECE2013

An investigation about metabolic disruption: organostannic compounds as PPAR gamma agonists

Leao Isabella Gontijo de Sa , Amato Angelica Amorim , Amorim Natacha Thalita Santos , Cortes Leticia Mendes , Neves Francisco Assis Rocha

The parallel increase in the amount of environmental contaminants and in the prevalence of some human diseases has led to a growing interest in understanding how these compounds, so-called endocrine disruptors, may affect human health. In this scenario, the concept that obesity is the result of the interplay of genetic and lifestyle factors has been changing due to the growing evidence that environmental contaminants might alter endocrine function.Organo...