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YES - Yeast Estrogen Screen

Description:

Assessment of chemical (or sample) potencies to activate estrogen receptor(ER)-dependent reporter gene in transgenic yeast strain (general mechanism of endorcrine disruption)

Reference:
Arnold SF et al. (1996) Environ Health Perspect. 104(5):544-8.

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