Chapter 5c. Traceability and Interlaboratory Studies on Yeast-Based Assays for the Determination of Estrogenicity

  1. Catherine Gonzalez3,
  2. Richard Greenwood4 and
  3. Philippe Quevauviller5,6
  1. Rikke Brix1 and
  2. Damià Barceló1,2

Published Online: 21 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470745427.ch5c

Rapid Chemical and Biological Techniques for Water Monitoring

Rapid Chemical and Biological Techniques for Water Monitoring

How to Cite

Brix, R. and Barceló, D. (2009) Traceability and Interlaboratory Studies on Yeast-Based Assays for the Determination of Estrogenicity, in Rapid Chemical and Biological Techniques for Water Monitoring (eds C. Gonzalez, R. Greenwood and P. Quevauviller), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470745427.ch5c

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Ecole des Mines d'Alès, 6 avenue de Clavières, 30319 Alès Cedex, France

  2. 4

    University of Portsmouth, Dept. Biological Sciences, King Henry Building, King Henry I Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK

  3. 5

    European Commission, DG Research (CDMA 03/07), rue de la Loi 200, B-1049 Brussels, Belgium

  4. 6

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Dept. Water Engineering, Bd. du Triomphe, B-1060 Brussels, Belgium

Author Information

  1. 1

    IIQAB-CSIC, Department of Environmental Chemistry, Jordi Girona 18–26, 08034 Barcelona, Spain

  2. 2

    Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA), Parc Científic i Tecnològic de la Universitat de Girona, Edifici Jaume Casademont, C/ Pic de Peguera, 15, 17003 Girona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller5,6

Series Editor Information

  1. 5

    European Commission, DG Research (CDMA 03/07), rue de la Loi 200, B-1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 6

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Dept. Water Engineering, Bd. du Triomphe, B-1060 Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058114

Online ISBN: 9780470745427

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Keywords:

  • Types of Estrogen Assays;
  • Relative Estrogenic Potency Determined by Yeast-based Assays;
  • Relative Estrogenic Potentials Determined by Non-yeast-based Assays;
  • inter-laboratory exercises;
  • Yeast-based Assays May Be Applied with Different Objectives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Estrogen Assays

  • Relative Estrogenic Potency Determined by Yeast-based Assays

  • Relative Estrogenic Potentials Determined by Non-yeast-based Assays

  • Inter-laboratory Exercises

  • Yeast-based Assays May Be Applied with Different Objectives

  • Correlation with Chemical Results

  • Limits of Detection

  • Initiatives for the Future

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References