Latest results presented today at International Congress of Endocrinology
Lab Note #10
Jun 23, 2014
Chris Kassotis presents our latest results at International Congress of Endocrinology today.
He tested 24 chemicals for their ability to disrupt five different hormone receptors.
We report today that 23 of 24 fracking chemicals tested can be endocrine disruptors. We show for the first time that they can disrupt thyroid, glucocorticoid and progesterone receptors in addition to estrogen and androgen receptors. Many chemicals can disrupt more than one receptor.
The Endocrine Society prepared a press release: