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ea0090s14.2 | In silico, in vitro, in vivo testing methods for EDC | ECE2023

Screening of metabolism-disrupting chemicals on pancreatic β-Cells

dos Santos Reinaldo Sousa

Diabetes prevalence has been worryingly growing in recent decades, reaching pandemic proportions. Genetic and environmental factors play a role in diabetes aetiology. While the genetic background may predispose individuals to the disease, environmental factors, including exposure to chemical pollutants that can disrupt metabolic functions (also known as metabolism disrupting chemicals or MDCs), may act as triggers to diabetes development. Despite growing evidence suggesting a ...