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- Byrne, Samuel C., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Environmental research 2018 v.166 pp. 537-543
- Alaska Natives; blood serum; food animals; homeostasis; humans; men; models; perfluorononanoic acid; perfluorooctane sulfonic acid; perfluorooctanoic acid; regression analysis; thyroid function; thyrotropin; traditional foods; triiodothyronine; women; Alaska; Arctic region
- ... Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are known to accumulate in traditional food animals of the Arctic, and arctic indigenous peoples may be exposed via consumption of subsistence-harvested animals. PFASs are suspected of disrupting thyroid hormone homeostasis in humans. The aim of this study is to assess the relationship between serum PFASs and thyroid function in a remote population of Alaska Nativ ...