News tagged with bisphenol

BPA substitute can trigger fat cell formation

Exposure to a substitute chemical often used to replace bisphenol A in plastics can encourage the formation of fat cells, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's journal Endocrinology.

Mar 22, 2016
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Harmful effects of bisphenol A proved experimentally

Weak concentrations of bisphenol A are sufficient to produce a negative reaction on the human testicle. This has just been shown experimentally for the first time by René Habert and his colleagues (UMR Cellules souches et ...

Jan 22, 2013
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Bisphenol

The bisphenols are a group of chemical compounds with two hydroxyphenyl functionalities. Most of them based on diphenylmethane. The exceptions are Bisphenol S, P, and M . "Bisphenol" is a common name, the following letter refers to one of the reactants. Bisphenol A is the most popular representative of this group, often called only "bisphenol".

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