Results, facts & figures

Between August 2013 and March 2014 the sampling team went out to visit 17 volunteering cat families in Stockholm-Uppsala region.

Chemical exposure
Several chemical analysis have been performed on the dust and serum samples to establish the concentration range and the diversity between homes. 

Toxic evaluation
MiSSE has used several approaches to identify and evaluate the potency of the thyroid hormone disruptors, such as in silico modelling, in vivo and in vitro assays. 

The MISSE project

MiSSE addresses both the exposure to cats and to small children by the analysis of dust samples, and establishing the exposure pathway by analysis of cat serum.

The project started as a consequence from that cats has been shown to be good sentinels for human exposure and could help to better assess the chemical exposure small kids have in our homes.

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News & updates

Available degree projects in MiSSE

To environmental science/chemists students who are looking for a suitable 30-60 credit projects for 2017. There are currently two degree

Dissertation of Jin Zhang

Today at 10:00 Jin Zhang at Umeå University will defend his thesis entitled “In silico Identification of Thyroid Hormone Disrupting

Virtual screening method to predict compounds that bind to the thyroid hormone receptor

MiSSE coworker at Umeå University have been involved in the development of a model to help identify which of the

Two new publications

Two new publications are now available online, one database compilation of compounds in literature evaluated for their transthyretin binding potency

Final Conference 2018

“Mixture assessment of endocrine disrupting compounds” 2012-2018.

Thursday 23 August 2018, 9:30-16:30, Tändstickspalatset, Kreugersalen, Stockholm

The project has reached its final year and it is time for us to report on our findings regarding indoor exposure to endocrine disruptors and what possible implications that could have to human health. Over the day, we will present the outcome from our in silico studies, chemical analysis, bioassay testing and the evaluation of exposure to mixtures.

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