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CALUX assays (ER, AR, GR)


Assessment of chemical (or sample) potencies to activate receptor-dependent luciferase reporter gene in mammalian cell line (mechanism of endocrine disruption via estrogen ER, androgen AR, glukocorticoid GR receptors)

Legler J. et al. (1999) Toxicol Sci.48(1):55-66.

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