Health & Chemicals

Strategic Programs on Environmental Endocrine Disruptors '98 (SPEED '98) - Figure-3

Figure-3: The mechanism of the function of endocrine disrupting chemicals

The Mechanism of Estrogenic Effects


ER (estrogen receptor): it activates genes (DNA) by binding to estrogens.

The Mechanism to Inhibit Androgen Activity


AR (androgen receptor): it activates genes (DNA) by binding to androgens.

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