24. Environmental Estrogens

  1. Prof. Pavel Anzenbacher2,3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Ulrich M. Zanger4
  1. Miroslav Machala and
  2. Jan Vondráček

Published Online: 4 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630905.ch24

Metabolism of Drugs and Other Xenobiotics

Metabolism of Drugs and Other Xenobiotics

How to Cite

Machala, M. and Vondráček, J. (2012) Environmental Estrogens, in Metabolism of Drugs and Other Xenobiotics (eds P. Anzenbacher and U. M. Zanger), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630905.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Palacky University at Olomouc, Dept. Pharmacology, Hnevotinska str. 3, 779 00 Olomouc, Czech Republic

  2. 3

    Palacky University at Olomouc, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Pharmacology and Inst. Mol. and Translational Medicine, Hnevotinska st. 3, Olomouc, 775 15, Czech Republic

  3. 4

    Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Stuttgart (IKP), Auerbachstrasse 112, 70376 Stuttgart, Germany

Author Information

  1. Veterinary Research Institute, Department of Toxicology, Pharmacology and Immunotherapy Hudcova 70, 621 00 Brno, Czech Republic

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329038

Online ISBN: 9783527630905

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Keywords:

  • environment;
  • estrogen;
  • xenobiotic;
  • signaling;
  • endocrine disrupting chemical;
  • biosynthesis;
  • metabolism;
  • polychlorinated biphenyl

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Estrogen Receptor Signaling Pathways

  • Agonistic/Antagonistic Effects of Xenobiotics on ERs

  • Effects of EDCs on Biosynthesis and Metabolism of Estrogens

  • Case of Polychlorinated Biphenyls

  • Conclusions

  • References