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ECO32: Environmental risk assessment of poorly soluble substances: Improved tools for assessing biodegradation, (de)sorption, and modeling

This project proposal will answer the following questions: Objective: How can the aqueous phase biodegradation kinetics of poorly water soluble substances be measured without the influence of bioavailability factors, i.e., without (de)sorption effects? Objective: How can the desorption rates of […]

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ECO31: Identifying strategies that will provide greater confidence in estimating the degradation rates of organic chemicals in water, soil and sediment

In the work described in this proposal, the project team aims to identify strategies that will provide greater confidence in estimating the degradation rates of organic chemicals in the environment. There are two main hypotheses that will be investigated: Multivariate […]

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AIMT5: Bulding a Prenatal Developmental Toxicity Ontology, integrating existing biological, chemical, in silico models and in vitro methods and data, aiming at an alternative integrated AoP/MoA framework for mechanistic hazard and risk assessment in developmental toxicology

The primary objective of this project is to establish a novel Developmental Toxicity Ontology (DTO), organizing information about Modes of Action (MoA) and their relationships with Adverse developmental toxicity Outcomes (AO) through an understanding of normal embryology. An ontology is […]

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