|Development of routine biological test methods for the assessment of endocrine-disrupting compounds in the environment: a complementary approach using in vivo and in vitro test endpoints.|
-Katrien Arijs, Tim Verslycke, Bram Versonnen, Gert Vandenbergh, Colin Janssen (Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium)
-Eugene Rurangwa, Frans Ollevier (Laboratory for Aquatic Ecology, KUL, Belgium)
-Laetitia Slabbert (CSIR, South-Africa)
This 2-year bilateral project (1999-2001) focused on the use of simple routine methods to detect endocrine disruption in wild fish in South-African water bodies as well as detect in vitro estrogenic/androgenic activity in these waters.