BIO 346 Human Biology (K. Kalthoff)

References to Topic 25: Chemical Hormone Mimicss

Easy Readings

Owen R. (2012) The hidden costs of flexible fertility. Nature 485: 441
Raloff J. (1994) The Gender Benders. Science News 145: 24-27.
Raloff J. (1994) That Feminine Touch. Science News 145: 56-59.

Intermediate Readings

Colborn T., Dumanoski D., Myers J.P. (1996) Our Stolen Future. New York: Penguin Books USA Inc.
Crews D, Willingham E, Skipper JK.(2000) Endocrine disruptors: present issues, future directions. Q. Rev. Biol .75: 243-260
Swan S.H. and Elkin E.P. (1999) Declining semen quality: Can the past inform the present? BioEssays 21: 614-621

Advanced Readings

Arnold S.F., Klotz D.M., Collins B.M., Vonier P.M., Guilette L.J.Jr., and McLachlan J.A. (1996) Synergistic activation of estrogen receptor with combinations of environmental chemicals. Science 272: 1489-1492
Gore A. (2001) Environmental toxicant effects on neuroendocrine function. Endocrine 14: 235-246
Guillette LJ Jr, Gross TS, Masson GR, Matter JM, Percival HF, and Woodward AR. (1994) Developmental abnormalities of the gonad and abnormal sex hormone concentrations in juvenile alligators from contaminated and control lakes in Florida. Environ Health Perspec 102: 680-688.
Guillette LJ Jr, Brock JW, Rooney AA, Woodward AR. (1999) Serum concentrations of various environmental contaminants and their relationship to sex steroid concentrations and phallus size in juvenile American alligators. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 36(4): 447-455
Hayes TB, Collins A, Lee M, Mendoza M, Noriega N, Stuart AA, Vonk A. (2002) Hermaphroditic, demasculinized frogs after exposure to the herbicide atrazine at low ecologically relevant doses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 99: 5476-5480.
Kelce W.R. et al. (1995) Nature 375: 581-585
Kuiper G.G.J.M., Enmark E., Pelto-Huikko M., Nilsson S., and Gustafsson J.-A. (1996) Cloning of a novel estrogen receptor expressed in rat prostate and ovary. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 93: 5925-5930
Ohtake et al. (2003) Modulation of estrogen receptor signaling by association with the activated dioxin receptor.   Nature 423: 545-550.   See also accompanying "news and views" feature by Brosens and Parker in the same journal issue, pp. 487-488
Penza et al. (2004) Whole body action of xenoestrogens with different chemical structures in estrogen receptor male mice.   Toxicology 205: 65-73
Sanchez R., Nguyen D., Rocha W., White J.H. and Mader S. (2002) Diversity in the mechanisms of gene regulation by estrogen receptors.   BioEssays 24: 244-254
Yang N.N., Venugopalan M., Hardicar S., Glasebrook A. (1996) Identification of an estrogen response element activated by metabolites of 17-beta-estradiol and raloxifene. Science 273: 1222-1225

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