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The Flame Retardants, Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers, Are Pregnane X Receptor Activators

Organophosphate Flame Retardants Act as Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in MA-10 Mouse Tumor Leydig Cells

In Vitro Profiling of the Endocrine-Disrupting Potency of Brominated Flame Retardants

Potent Competitive Interactions of Some Brominated Flame Retardants and Related Compounds with Human Transthyretin in Vitro

Toxicokinetics of the Flame Retardant Hexabromocyclododecane Gamma: Effect of Dose, Timing, Route, Repeated Exposure, and Metabolism

Toxicokinetics of the Flame Retardant Hexabromocyclododecane Alpha: Effect of Dose, Timing, Route, Repeated Exposure, and Metabolism

Flame Retardant BDE-47 Effectively Activates Nuclear Receptor CAR in Human Primary Hepatocytes

The Analysis of Halogenated Flame Retardants by GC-HRMS in Environmental Samples

Advanced Morphological — Behavioral Test Platform Reveals Neurodevelopmental Defects in Embryonic Zebrafish Exposed to Comprehensive Suite of Halogenated and Organophosphate Flame Retardants

Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers, A Group of Brominated Flame Retardants, Can Interact with Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Enhancing Developmental Neurobehavioral Defects

A Commercial Mixture of the Brominated Flame Retardant Pentabrominated Diphenyl Ether (DE-71) Induces Respiratory Burst in Human Neutrophil Granulocytes In Vitro

Inhibition and Induction of Aromatase (CYP19) Activity by Brominated Flame Retardants in H295R Human Adrenocortical Carcinoma Cells

Coexposure of Neonatal Mice to a Flame Retardant PBDE 99 (2,2′,4,4′,5-Pentabromodiphenyl Ether) and Methyl Mercury Enhances Developmental Neurotoxic Defects

Toxicity of the Flame-Retardant BDE-49 on Brain Mitochondria and Neuronal Progenitor Striatal Cells Enhanced by a PTEN-Deficient Background

Effects of Chronic Exposure to an Environmentally Relevant Mixture of Brominated Flame Retardants on the Reproductive and Thyroid System in Adult Male Rats

A New Method for Determination of Halogenated Flame Retardants in Human Milk Using Solid-Phase Extraction


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A chemical compound used to impregnate fabrics in order to render them fire resistant. One group of such substances, polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs), acquired notoriety when it accidentally contaminated cattle feed and caused an epidemic of bizarre wasting disease in 1973. Several hundred people, including pregnant women, consumed contaminated dairy products, and many developed a complex persistent neurological and generalized disease. A related flame retardant containing polybrominated diphenyl ethers is widely used in electronic equipment.

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