Advanced Tools For Exposure
Assessment and Biomonitoring
ESR6 What contributes to human body burdens of OPEs? An experimental approach.
,p>At the University of Antwerp, and linking strongly to the work of ESR8 and ER3, ESR6 will quantify concentrations of major OPE metabolites identified by ER3 (WP4) in urine and blood from the A-TEAM cohort. They will also determine concentrations of OPEs in air, dust, diet, hand wipes and blood from the A-TEAM cohort. As well as elucidating the relative importance of air, dust, and diet as pathways of exposure for OPEs, ESR6 will work with ERs 1 and 2 to determine the most biologically relevant measures of exposure via these pathways. These data will assist the PK modelling efforts of ESR8.
Contact: Prof. Adrian Covaci, University of Antwerp