Further Reading

Colborn T, Dumanoski D, and Myers JP (1996) Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival? A Scientific Detective Story, 306pp. New York: Dutton (ISBN 0452274141).

Endocrine Disruptors (2006) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/ endocrine/(accessed on Jan 2008).

Executive Summary (2002) Global assessment of the state-of-the-science of endocrine disruptors. International Programme on Chemical Safety, World Health Organization, http://www.who.int/ ipcs/publications/en/chl.pdf (accessed January 2008).

Tatarazako N and Oda S (2007) The water flea Daphnia magna (Crustacea, Cladocera) as a test species for screening and evaluation of chemicals with endocrine disrupting effects on crustaceans. Ecotoxicology 16: 197-203.

Endocrine disruption may be associated with immune disruption with wildlife indicating weak resistance against virus infection. Further endocrine disruption may be associated with DNA injury. The injury can be explained by DNA adduct formation of endocrine disrupting chemicals themselves after oxidation, or formation of reactive oxygen species or reactive molecules during oxidation and reduction inside the cell. Those reactive molecules

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