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CASCADE Research

Photo by Anders KellersandCASCADE researchers develop new test methods which allow to screen for endocrine disrupting chemicals in food.


For example, by integrating a number of different methods, a pioneering test system has been developed which will be used to analyse endocrine disrupting chemicals in bread and babyfood.

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NureXbase is a new version of NuReBase. This database contains additional information about endocrine disrupters studied in CASCADE.

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Analytical methods for endocrine disrupters

Here you can find a compilation of analytical methods used for food analysis. The file is a result of a questionnaire which had been sent to CASCADE partners and collaborating researchers.
A new database for food safety
The Endocrine Disrupter Chemicals-Diet Interactions Database (EDID) hosted by CASCADE partner Alberto Mantovani ( contains important information related to food toxicology.

CASCADE Database for joint research

The CASCADE database provides access to more than 200 plasmids, stable cell-lines, collections of organ and tissue-samples, transgenic/knock-out animals, methods and equipment available in CASCADE laboratories. You can access the database via the CASCADE intranet.


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