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 chemicals found in household dust might be binding to the thyroid receptor and thus disrupting the signaling process. The model […]

Two new publications

Two new publications are now available online, one database compilation of compounds in literature evaluated for their transthyretin binding potency and one in silico study based on that database. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2015 407:5625-5634 Tracing thyroid hormone-disrupting compounds: database compilation […]

MiSSE project meeting and open workshop 4-5 June

Thursday 4 June 2015 an open workshop will be held at Stockholm university where the partners of  the project will present the progress half way through. The day will end with a discussion regarding how to evaluate mixtures and their […]

PBDE levels in cats may be associated to Feline Hyperthyroidism

Within the MiSSE project an already started project was finalized and published. Serum from Swedish household cats was sampled in 2010 and have been analyzed for a number of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), their metabolites (OH-PBDEs), one polybrominated biphenyl (BB-209) and 2,4,6-Tribromophenol. […]

Department change at Stockholm University

From 1 January 2015 the former Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry (MMK) at Stockholm University has merged with the Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry (ACES). The MiSSE partners will physically stay at the same address for some time, but […]

MiSSE presentation at the Swedish National Food Agency (in Swedish)

Onsdagen den 29 oktober genomförde Livsmedelsverket (SLV) en konferens i Uppsala med titeln ”Cocktaileffekter och livsmedel”. MiSSE projektet var inbjudet att presentera deras planer på att utvärdera kemikalieblandingar i vår inomhusmiljö.… Konferensen filmades och alla presentationer finns på deras hemsida. […]

MiSSE at NECC

Jana presented today the results from the method development to determine the per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS) in cat blood at the Nordic Environmental Chemistry Conference in Reykjavik.(http://www.ust.is/necc-2014/).   The presentation can be downloaded as pdf.

Provtagningen avslutad

Den sista provtagningen av kattblod och hushållsdamm gjordes i mars. Vi har då sammanlagt besökt 17 familjer och provtagit 28 Katter, dammsugit ungefär  51 rum. Tack alla ni för att ni stalled upp. Vi kommer nu att gå in i […]

MiSSE fortsätter med provtagningen

MiSSE gruppen har varit ute på ytterligare två resor när sammanlagt 7 katter har blodprovtagits. Nu har vi prov från totalt 15 katter, men vi behöver flera. Om ni är en familj med barn under 10 år och minst en […]

MiSSE i Veterinär magazinet (in Swe)

Läs om vad vår veterinär Bernt Jones säger om MiSSE projektet i Veterniär magazine. Läs magazinet (PDF) »

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