Research Done for the Summer of 2014

Hello All!

Once more, an insight into my research progress for the summer of 2014. For a brief reminder, I am working with Bisphenol A– a known endocrine disrupter that is a component of plastics such as plastic drinking water bottles. Why is this chemical so important to study? Because human exposure to BPA is thought to be ubiquitous: “Urinary, Circulating, and Tissue Biomonitoring Studies Indicate Widespread Exposure to Bisphenol A”- Vandenberg, et al. ; “Low concentrations of bisphenol a suppress thyroid hormone receptor transcription through a nongenomic mechanism”- Sheng, et al.

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