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Development of a sensitive bioassay to detect exposure to environmental estrogens

Windy Dean-Colomb

Development of a sensitive bioassay to detect exposure to environmental estrogens

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Published by Illinois Waste Management and Research Center in Champaign, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reproductive toxicology.,
  • Endocrine toxicology.,
  • Bioassay.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWindy Dean-Colomb and Elizabeth Jefferey [sic]
    ContributionsJeffery, Elizabeth H., Illinois. Waste Management and Research Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1224.2 .D43 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6884158M
    LC Control Number00457333
    OCLC/WorldCa43754625

    Exposure to a concentration gradient of environmental estrogens demonstrated that the Japanese medaka bioassay detects low, environmentally relevant levels of ethynylestradiol in a short laboratory assay, but does not detect low concentrations of a weakly estrogenic contaminant, bisphenol A. Duke Statistical Science Department. Box Durham, NC Phone: Fax: Chronic exposure to low doses bisphenol A interferes with pair-bonding and exploration in female Mongolian gerbils. Brain Res Bull 65(3): Ryan, B. C. and J. G. Vandenbergh (). Developmental exposure to environmental estrogens alters anxiety and spatial memory in female mice. Horm Behav 50(1):


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PDF | On Jan 1,Windy Dean-Colomb and others published Development of a Sensitive Bioassay to Detect Exposure to Environmental Estrogens |. Development of a Sensitive Bioassay to Detect Exposure to Environmental Estrogens Windy Dean-Colomb Elizabeth Jefferey, Ph.D.

University of Illinois January Submitted to the Illinois Waste Management and Research Center One E. Hazelwood Drive Champaign, IL   In Vitro Detection of Estrogen Activity in Plastic Products Using a Sensitive Bioassay: Failure to Acknowledge Limitations. is accompanied by. Estrogen Activity in Plastic Products: Yang et al.

Respond; Most Plastic Products Release Estrogenic Chemicals: A Potential Health Cited by: 1. Environmental Estrogens Found internally, certain compounds are important biological signals; found in the environment, they can become just so much noise John A.

McLachlan and Steven F. Arnold Development of a sensitive bioassay to detect exposure to environmental estrogens book many ways, the story of the pesti-cide DDT is the story of America's attitude toward synthetic chemicals in the environment. DDT was the first of. These effects have been associated with the exposure of fish to natural, synthetic, and xenobiotic estrogens present in the aquatic environment.

A novel in vivo test system using transgenic zebrafish has been developed to rapidly determine the effects of estrogenic chemicals on critical life stages and sensitive target organs in the by:   Oestrogenic contaminants are widespread in the aquatic environment and have been shown to induce adverse effects in both wildlife (most notably in fish) and humans, raising international concern.

Available detecting and testing systems are limited in their capacity to elucidate oestrogen signalling pathways and physiological impacts. Here we developed a transient expression assay to. However, like every bioassay the REA assay is sensitive for cytotoxic compounds in the water extracts, and the LOQ of the test may be affected if toxic sample extracts need a dilution.

When 12 WWTP effluents were analyzed, three showed a clear response that was well above the determined decision limit CCα, and were thus considered positive. More recently, exposure to environmental endocrine disrupting compounds was also correlated with cancer susceptibility (Trevino et al., ).

Steroidal estrogens in food and water can also induce premature menopause and affect reproductive development, also. Development of a Bio-Assay for Estrogens using Estrogen Receptor Alpha Gene Expression by MCF7 Cells as Biomarker.

Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry30 (2), Another major class of environmental estrogens are the phthalates. Phthalate esters have been used since the s as plasticizers in the production of many plastics including PVC.

They are found in inks used to print on plastic, board and foil food wrappers, baby formula, cheese, margarine, chips, vinyl flooring and emulsion paint. as well as environmental estrogens. Analysis of raccoon samples In task 2, we validated our complement C3 bioassay and its ability to detect increased complement C3 levels following exposure to bisphenol A (BP A), a known estrogenic environmental pollutant.

Additionally, further supporting the use of our bioassay in determining. Energetic Nutrition provides high-quality, wholesome, nutritional supplements and all natural personal care products for women and men. We offer several innovative brands of products that we have carefully selected for their high-grade formulations and use of cutting edge technology.

We are committed to exceptional customer service and offer valuable educational resources. Eszter Simon, Andrea Schifferli, Thomas B. Bucher, Daniel Olbrich, Inge Werner, Etiënne L. Vermeirssen, Solid-phase extraction of estrogens and herbicides from environmental waters for bioassay analysis—effects of sample volume on recoveries, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, /s, ().

Sensitive and robust bioassays for glucocorticoids are very useful for the pharmaceutical industry, environmental scientists and veterinary control. Here, a recombinant yeast cell was constructed that expresses the human glucocorticoid receptor alpha and a green fluorescent reporter protein in response to glucocorticoids.

Both the receptor construct and the reporter construct were stably. In conclusion, the DIER bioassay could fill a niche for the efficient, rapid, high-throughput screening of estrogenic compounds and has potential for the remote, near-real.

The bioassays will be tested using a unique set of paired serum and urine samples from a population of male Russian children with high levels of exposure to environmental chemicals. Specific Aim II employs the non- human primate model to validate the bioassay methods using blood and urine samples recovered following experimental in vivo.

environmental waters (such as recycled water) and provides a basis to assess the risk of exposure to biological organisms, including humans.

This project yielded two separate reports. One is a literature review of currently available bioassays to detect estrogenicity in environmental. Project Methods A series of zebrafish bioassays will be optimized and used to determine the acute, developmental and reproductive toxicity of toxaphene mixtures and individual congeners.

Initial assays will include the following: 1) zebrafish embryo assay to study the developmental effects, 2) measurement of the yolk protein, vitellogenin, in adult male zebrafish to determine the estrogenic.

The occurrence of EEs in outlets from different stages of the treatment process during this study is summarized in Table 3. 5 environmental estrogens (4-t-OP, BPA, DEP, D n BP, and DEHP) were detected whereas natural and synthetic steroid estrogens, NP, and DNOP were under detection limits.

The highest concentrations were found in leachate and. The body's hormonal balance is highly sensitive.

It is assumed that exposure early in life to foreign estrogens many decades later could have an effect on various diseases such as breast or. detect the NP in treated monkeys. The cell-based bioassay also did not detect the estrogenic activ-ity of NP because of its saturation by the endogenous serum steroidal estrogens.

However, when steroidal estrogens were removed by immunoprecipitation, we detected the estrogenic activity of NP in the bioassay.

The recombinant yeast cell bioassay (RCBA) was approximately two and five orders of magnitude more sensitive to E2 than MCF-7 cells and the uterotrophic assay, respectively. The estrogenic potency of 53 chemicals, including steroid hormones, synthetic estrogens, environmental pollutants, and phytoestrogens, was measured using the RCBA.

Because of the T47D-KBluc assay’s sensitivity towards estrone ( times 17β-estradiol) it was the most sensitive method for detecting estrogens, followed by the E-Screen, GC-MS 2, and YES. POCIS resulted in more frequent detections of estrogens than discrete water samples across all sites, even when applying the less-sensitive YES bioassay.

Environmental estrogens are endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that can alter hormone signaling in the body. Human exposure to these chemicals has been associated with decreases in semen quality/sperm count (Li et al. ), increased incidence of breast cancer (Doherty et al. ) and testicular germ cell cancer (Chia et al.

), and urogenital tract malformation (Fernandez et al. Environmental estrogens are of particular concern when exposure, occurs during embryonic development. Although there are good models to study estrogenic activity of chemicals in adult animals, developmental exposure is much more difficult to test.

( dpc), or that our model is not sufficiently sensitive to detect their presence. Very. With this assay, one could detect the difference between estradiol levels of pmol/liter ( pg/ml) in prepubertal girls and pmol/liter ( pg/ml) in prepubertal boys.

However, this ultrasensitive bioassay, although highly sensitive and specific, is very labor intensive. We report the development of a quantifiable exposure indicator for measuring the presence of environmental estrogens in aquatic systems.

Synthetic oligonucleotides, designed specifically for the vitellogenin gene (Vg) transcription product, were used in a Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) protocol. This extremely sensitive and rapid method was able to detect.

The natural estrogen estradiol is at least 10 fold more potent than most identified environmental xenoestrogens, and the dietary exposure (from e.g. meat, dairy products and eggs) to the natural sex steroids is therefore highly relevant in the discussion of the impact of estrogens on human development.

Improvements in Risk Assessment: If the results of this study support the stated hypotheses, we anticipate that the consequential effects of low doses of environmental estrogens on development and growth of hormone responsive tissues, such as the prostate, may determine guidelines for acceptable levels of endocrine disruptors in the foodchain.

Key take‐away points to consider for moving the field of EDA for environmental samples forward are: because the detector has the greatest impact on EDA volume, the bioassay needs to accurately capture the effect of interest; MS is more sensitive than a bioassay most of the time; current sampling techniques often cannot collect enough water.

Epidemiological documentation of endocrine disruption is complicated by imprecise exposure assessment, especially when exposures are mixed. Even if the estrogenic activity of all compounds were known, the combined effect of possible additive and/or inhibiting interaction of xenoestrogens in a biological sample may be difficult to predict from chemical analysis of single.

This paper describes the development of the bioassay approach and evaluates whether through its use ecosystems can be sufficiently protected from toxic materials.

The History of Bioassays The basic design of bioassays was developed in the nineteenth century, but test species were used as an assay of exposure to some stimulus well before that time. Estrogenic activity in serum from a number of food-animal species including sheep, cattle, swine, and catfish was measured using an in vitro E-screen bioassay.

The bioassay was tested for its ability to detect estrogenic activity under normal physiologic conditions and when animals were exposed to natural and man-made dietary estrogens. Compromised gonadal development in fish has been attributed to exposure to HAAs, primarily environmental estrogens (see Chapter 5).

In the United Kingdom, a relatively high incidence of intersexing has been observed in fish living in the vicinity of. A positive bioassay is indicative of the presence of potent estrogens (e.g.

E1, E2 or EE2) in the sample, but is not equivalent to the concentration of a single substance. If this screening shows an effect above a certain threshold value, e.g.

the EQS under discussion, further investigation is necessary. This. An early life stage (ELS) test is a chronic toxicity test using sensitive early life stages like embryos or larvae to predict the effects of toxicants on organisms.

ELS tests were developed to be quicker and more cost-efficient than full life-cycle tests, taking on average 1–5 months to complete compared to 6–12 months for a life-cycle test. Thus it is plausible that environmental estrogens can accelerate sexual development if present in a sufficient concentration or with chronic exposure.

[14] [16] [17] [18] The similarity in the structure of exogenous estrogens and the estrogens has changed the hormone balance within the body and resulted in various reproductive problems in. Various adverse effects related to landfill leachate have made leachates an important issue in past decades, and it has been demonstrated that landfill leachate is an important source of environmental estrogens.

In this study, we employed chemical analysis of some already evaluated estrogenic substances, in combination with a bioassay using several specific biomarkers (e.g. Environmental toxicants, whose actions are often mediated through the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) pathway, pose risks to the health and well-being of exposed species, including humans.

Of particular concern are exposures during the earliest stages of development that while failing to abrogate embryogenesis, may have long term effects on newborns or adults.

The purpose of this. real-time monitoring of environmental estrogens. Environmental deposition of natural, pharmaceutical, and synthetic chemicals with estrogenic activities is associated with numerous human and wildlife physiological disorders, prompt-ing the development of various assays to screen for estrogenic potencies (12, 18, 30).

Environmental water quality monitoring aims to provide the data required for safeguarding the environment against adverse biological effects from multiple chemical contamination arising from anthropogenic diffuse emissions and point sources.

Here, we integrate the experience of the international EU-funded project SOLUTIONS to shift the focus of water monitoring from a few legacy. Although environmental estrogens are less potent than the body’s own estrogen, researchers think that routine exposure to these chemicals can add up and may work with the body’s own estrogen to increase the risk of breast cancer.

The first'part was the development of a detailed background review document compiling the existing data on the bioassay's history, the molecular and physiologic basis for the bioassay's mechanistic relevance to detect estrogen agonists and antagonists, a review of important bioassay protocol parameters, and a review of the data generated by in.