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What does EDC stand for?

EDC stands for Endocrine-Disrupting Compound

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These findings demonstrate that early-life exposure to endocrine-disrupting compounds such as TBT can have permanent effects on fat accumulation, gene expression and stem cell programming without further exposure, said study leader Professor Bruce Blumberg with the UC Irvine Departments of Developmental and Cell Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering.
15 in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, focuses on PBDEs, or polybrominated diphenyl ethers, a class of persistent, endocrine-disrupting compounds widely found in foam furniture, electronics, carpets, upholstery and other consumer products.
As hypotheses abound in the scientific community concerning the affected frogs, the Fargo team collaborates with other researchers, including the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), to find out whether deformed northern leopard frogs at certain sites are victims of endocrine-disrupting compounds.