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Effect of Tetrabromobisphenol A on expression of biomarkers for inflammation and neurodevelopment by the placenta.

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Summary of "Effect of Tetrabromobisphenol A on expression of biomarkers for inflammation and neurodevelopment by the placenta."

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) enhance basal and bacteria-stimulated production of proinflammatory cytokines by the placenta and may also increase the risk of preterm birth and neurodevelopmental disorders. Whether or not other brominated flame retardants such as Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) have similar properties is unclear. Therefore, we evaluated the effects of TBBPA on the production of steroids, as well as biomarkers for inflammation, oxidative stress, and neurodevelopment by the placenta.

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Name: Placenta
ISSN: 1532-3102
Pages: 33-39

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