Alaska SeaLife Center Contaminants Project. Endocrinology, Immunology and Toxicology. S. Atkinson, K. Mashburn, M. Myers, B. Middlebrooks, J. Colvocoresses, Q. Li. Background. Man made chemicals are everywhere – in virtually all living creatures and environments.
S. Atkinson, K. Mashburn, M. Myers,
B. Middlebrooks, J. Colvocoresses, Q. Li
many animals, due to the persistant nature
of the compounds, body burdens increase
with an increase in trophic level.
for protein synthesis to occur. Low levels
contribute to decreased ability to make antibodies.
Primary Reproductive Steroids
Change in Food Abundance/Quality
We would like to thank the Russian Federation, NMFS, ADF&G, the Universities of Hawaii, Alaska (Fairbanks), Southern Mississippi and the many graduate students and interns that have helped this project continue to grow and prosper.